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Joseph F. Goldberg, MD

Joseph  F. Goldberg, MDJoseph  F. Goldberg, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Psychiatry

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Bio

Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and director of the Affective Disorders Research Program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. He also maintains a private practice in Norwalk, Connecticut. He is an internationally recognized authority on the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical features of bipolar disorder, particularly with respect to novel medication strategies for bipolar depression, comorbid disorders (such as alcoholism and substance abuse), suicide, cognition, and long-term course of illness. A Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Goldberg also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Dr. Goldberg was site principal investigator at the Weill-Cornell Medical Center for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder and has received research grants from the NIMH, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), and the Theodore and Vada Stanley Foundation. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed research papers related to bipolar disorder and co-edited or co-authored three textbooks (Cognitive Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians and Outcome in Bipolar Disorders; Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications), all published by the American Psychiatric Association.

His many professional awards include two NARSAD Young Investigator Awards, a New Investigator Award from the NIMH New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit, a Travel Fellowship from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and a Laughlin Fellowship from the American College of Psychiatrists. Dr. Goldberg is a founding fellow of the International Society for Affective Disorders. He is a member of the Society of Biological Psychiatry and the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology. He is on the editorial board for a number of psychiatric journals, including the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Bipolar Disorders, and is also the deputy editor of the journal Current Psychiatry.

Credentials

Organization Affiliations:
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • International Society for Affective Disorders
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry
 

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