Who we are

The Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine conducts research that defines psychiatry in the 21st century. We are educating clinicians and scientists who become leaders in the field and providing high quality clinical services to facilitate teaching and research.

Expert faculty who lead a tradition of excellence

Cynthia Rogers, MD

Expert in child and adolescent psychiatry, perinatal psychiatric disorders, and environmental factors impacting development

Eric LenzeEric Lenze, MD

Expert in geriatric psychiatry and clinical trials

Fay Womer
Fay Womer, MD

Expert in consultation liaison psychiatry and schizophrenia

Steven Mennerick, PhD

Expert in neuropharmacology and receptor physiology

resident Subha Subramanian headshot

“The faculty at WashU are always accessible; no matter what time of day, there is always an attending that you can call, which demonstrates their commitment to the residency program”


— Subha Subramanian, MD
PGY2 Resident

William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Our shared mission is to bring new innovations to the prevention of psychiatric conditions of childhood as well as to deliver clinical psychiatric care and innovative treatment to children and adolescents.

Multidisciplinary collaboration

Our collaborative, multidisciplinary approach fosters an exchange of ideas that increases our understanding of nervous system function and ultimately improves treatment for people with mental disorders.

Dr. Deanna Barch and Dr. Joan Luby collaborate and view MRI brain scans on computer

Why we love St. Louis

Here you’ll find charming neighborhoods, vibrant cultural and culinary scenes, and plenty of fun for nature-lovers and urbanites alike – all packed into an incredibly affordable city.