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Jair C. Soares, MD, PhD

  • Professor & Chair
  • Pat R. Rutherford, Jr. Chair in Psychiatry
  • Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
  • Executive Director, UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus
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Ronald E. Acierno, PhD

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair, Veteran Affairs
  • Executive Director, UTHealth Trauma and Resilience Center

Mohammed Ahmed, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Taha Ali, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Kendra M. Anderson, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Funlola Are, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Jose A. Arriola Vigo, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor

Ruchir P. Arvind, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Elaheh Ashtari, PsyD

  • Associate Professor
  • Vice Chair, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Director, Psychology Services, UTHealth Houston Dunn Campus

Taiwo Babatope, MD, MPH, MBA

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Fellowship Training

Jennifer Bahrman, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Tatiana Barichello, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Jeffrey Barr, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Kawal Bir, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Patricia Butler, MD

  • Professor Emeritus

Charoo Chouhan, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Joao L. de Quevedo, MD, PhD

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair, Faculty Development & Outreach
  • Director, Translational Psychiatry Program
  • Director, Treatment-Resistant Depression Clinic

Jessica DiCarlo, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Alexandra Duran, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Stephanie Emhoff, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Louis A. Faillace, MD

  • Professor Emeritus

Luis A. Fernandez, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Chief, Psychiatry Services, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

J. Chase Findley, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Dean, Accreditation and Educational Quality Improvement

Christopher Frederick, DO

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Psychiatry Services, The Children's Assessment Center
  • Director, Psychiatry Services, C.A.R.E. Clinic

Gabriel R. Fries, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Omar D. Gonzales, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Robert W. Guynn, MD

  • Professor Emeritus

Silvia Hafliger, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Angela M. Heads, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Amanda Helminiak, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Director, Residency Training

Umair Hemani, DO

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Telemedicine

Gregory Hestla, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Jennifer B. Hughes, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Martin Huynh, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Benson M. Irungu, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Seema Jacob, PsyD

  • Assistant Professor

Jason James, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Director, Child and Adolescent Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service

Vineeth John, MD, MBA

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair, Education
  • Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Section

Lisa Kan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Shitij Kapoor, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor

Brandi Karnes, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Tyler S. Kimm, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Matthew King, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Micah J. Knobles, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Daryl Knox, MD

  • Associate Professor

Vinay Kothapalli, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor

Scott D. Lane, PhD

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair, Research
  • Director, Neurobehavioral Laboratory, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction
  • Director, Research, UTHealth HCPC

Luca Lavagnino, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Deborah M. Little, PhD

  • Professor
  • Director, Research, Trauma and Resilience Center

Katherine A. Loveland, PhD

  • Landmark Charities Professor in Autism Research and Treatment
  • Director, UTHealth Psychology Internship Program
  • Director, Center for Human Development Research
  • Director, UTHealth C.L.A.S.S. Clinic

Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, MD, PhD, MSc

  • Professor
  • Director, Bipolar Disorder Program
  • Director, Experimental Therapeutics and Molecular Pathophysiology Program

Allison S. Marshall, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Saba Memon, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Ruben Mendez, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Thomas D. Meyer, PhD

  • Professor
  • Director, Psychological Intervention & Research Program on Mood Spectrum Disorders
  • Co-Director, The UTHealth Brain Collection for Research in Psychiatric Disorders

Olivia Moffitt, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Stephanie Mojena, PsyD

  • Assistant Professor

Caesa Nagpal, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Justin Nguyen, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Bobby Nix, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
  • Director, UT Physicians Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

Olaniyi Olayinka, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor

Carolina Olmos, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Nicholas Patniyot, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Deborah A. Pearson, PhD

  • Professor
  • Director, Developmental Neuropsychology Clinic
  • Associate Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
  • Co-Director, Lonestar LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders)

Teresa Pigott, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Psychopharmacology, UTHealth HCPC

Anilkumar Pillai, PhD

  • Professor
  • Louis A. Faillace, MD, Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Director, Pathophysiology of Neuropsychiatric Disorders Program

Nicola Riccardo Polizzotto, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Alan R. Prossin, MBBS

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Neuroimmune Interactions in Depression, Addiction, and Pain (NIDAP)
  • Director, Interdisciplinary PET Working Group

Sumera Salamat, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Kimberly Samuels, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Cynthia Santos, MD

  • Clinical Professor

Joy M. Schmitz, PhD

  • Professor
  • Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions

Laurie Schneider, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Salih Selek, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Refractory Mood Disorders Program, UTHealth HCPC

Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Depression Research Program

Lokesh Shahani, MD, MPH, FACP

  • Associate Professor
  • Chief Medical Officer, UTHealth HCPC
  • Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, UTHealth HCPC

Anuj Shukla, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Nicholas H. Skefos, DO

  • Director, Student Counseling Services

Jair C. Soares, MD, PhD

  • Professor & Chair
  • Pat R. Rutherford, Jr. Chair in Psychiatry
  • Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
  • Executive Director, UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus

Cesar A. Soutullo, MD, PhD

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair and Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Director, ADHD Outpatient Program

Peggy Stephens, MD

  • Associate Professor

Robert Suchting, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Andrea N. Taylor, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Leslie K. Taylor, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Clinical Director, Child Services, Trauma and Resilience Center

Antonio L. Teixeira, MD, PhD, MSc

  • Professor
  • Director, Neuropsychiatry Program

Ana M. Ugueto, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Consuelo Walss-Bass, PhD

  • Professor
  • John S. Dunn Foundation Distinguished Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Director, Psychiatric Genetics Program
  • Director, UTHealth Brain Collection for Research in Psychiatric Disorders
  • Co-Director, Translational Psychiatry Program

Alia R. Warner, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Michael Weaver, MD, DFASAM

  • Professor
  • Medical Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction

Matara Wright, PsyD

  • Assistant Professor

Zeshen Wu, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Luba Yammine, PhD, APRN, FNP-C

  • Associate Professor

Jun Yin, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Jin H. Yoon, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Jason Yu, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Cristian P. Zeni, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Mood Disorders Clinic for Children and Adolescents
  • Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Second Opinion Clinic

Amanda Zold, PhD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor

Giovana Zunta-Soares, MD

  • Associate Professor