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Justin Baker

Justin T. Baker, PhD, has a background in neuroscience and clinical psychiatry. He is currently the director of functional neuroimaging and bioinformatics for the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program at McLean Hospital. His research uses both large-scale studies and “deep-...

Kirsten Bolton

Since 2008, Kirsten W. Bolton, LICSW, has been working with patients and their families in the Psychotic Disorders Division. A graduate of Simmons College, Ms. Bolton began her work at McLean as a clinical social worker in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. She is now the...

Xi Chen

Xi Chen, PhD, was trained in magnetic resonance physics, especially magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) sequence development, during his PhD. Since joining the National Institute on Drug Abuse, his research interest has been on the development and application of advanced MRI/MRS techniques in...

Paula Fuchs

Paula S. Fuchs, PsyD, came to McLean Hospital in 1991 with varied experience, including community mental health and specialized treatment of trauma. At McLean, she has worked at all levels of care, specializing primarily in an integrative approach to psychotherapy for bipolar disorder. In 2010, Dr....

Steven Gans

At McLean, Steven Gans, MD is an attending psychiatrist at the Community Reintegration Unit, leading a team-based approach to the acute management of patients with serious mental illness. His other interests involve the teaching and practice of psychotherapy. Dr. Gans is an active teacher,...

Adrienne Gerken

Adrienne Gerken, MD, is a psychiatrist in charge in the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital, an associate program director for the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and co-director of the MGH/McLean Clinician Educator Program. Her interests include education of...

Atilla Gönenc

Atilla Gonenc, PhD, is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a neuroimaging physicist at McLean Imaging Center in the CCNC with training in multimodal neuroimaging technologies (MRS, DTI, MRI, fMRI, PET) and statistics. Since joining McLean in 2009, he has been developing and...

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, specializing in psychotic disorders and childhood anxiety disorders. Dr. Guvenek works as an inpatient attending psychiatrist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. She teaches residents and medical...

Yongwoo Jang

Yongwoo Jang, PhD, received his MS and PhD from the Department of Pharmacy at Seoul National University in Korea. He further researched the pathophysiological functions of ion channels in neurons as a post-doctoral fellow at Seoul National University from 2012 to 2014.

In 2014, Dr. Jang...

Deborah Levy

Deborah L. Levy, PhD, has a national and international reputation in the area of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The primary focus of her research is identifying risk genes and understanding their biological actions. Dr. Levy has been a clinical and research...

Elizabeth Liebson

Elizabeth Liebson, MD, is a psychiatrist at the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, dividing her time between clinical work and teaching psychiatry residents and medical students. She is particularly interested in phenomenology and evaluation of first breaks. Dr. Liebson has been a...

Lauren Moran

Lauren V. Moran, MD, is an attending psychiatrist with the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Her current research focus is on evaluating the role of prescription stimulants in the development of psychotic disorders. Dr. Moran also conducts research on understanding the...

Andrew Peckham

Andrew D. Peckham, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and a clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on the relationship between cognitive functioning and...

W. Brad Ruzicka

W. Brad Ruzicka, MD PhD, specializes in the clinical treatment and basic investigation of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Dr. Ruzicka provides direct patient care within multiple settings within the hospital’s Psychotic Disorders Division.

Dr. Ruzicka's research is focused on the...

Erin Sandler

Erin B. Sandler, LICSW, joined McLean Hospital in 2013, working at Appleton House as a clinical team manager. Previously, she had worked for over five years with individuals living with post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and psychosis as an outreach social worker contracted through...

Efrat Shavit

Efrat Shavit, MD, is the associate medical director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital. She is a board certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders.

Dr. Shavit has a particular interest in complementary and...

Cagri Yuksel

Cagri Yuksel, MD, is an assistant neuroscientist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His current research focus is studying brain bioenergetics in psychotic disorders using neuroimaging methods.

Dr. Yuksel is...