The Head of the Department and the Executive Council are responsible for guiding the department during this exciting era of growth in the field of psychiatry.

Head of Department

Eric Lenze

Eric Lenze

Head of the Department of Psychiatry & Wallace and Lucille K Renard Professor of Psychiatry

Executive Council

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs & Division Director of Adult Acute Clinical

Melissa Harbit

Melissa Harbit

Professor of Psychiatry

Vice Chair & Division Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cynthia Rogers

Cynthia Rogers

Blanche F Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry

Vice Chair & Division Director of Education

Nuri Farber

Nuri Farber

Professor of Psychiatry

Vice Chair of DEI & Division Director of Addiction Science, Prevention, and Treatment Research

Vice Chair of Research & Division Director of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Health Research

Tamara Hershey

Tamara Hershey

James S. McDonnell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in Psychiatry & Radiology

Division Director of Adult Outpatient Clinical

Saaid Khojasteh

Saaid Khojasteh

Professor of Psychiatry

Division Director of Basic Neuroscience Research

Alexxai Kravitz

Alexxai Kravitz

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Vice-President of Behavioral Health

Shawn  Khojasteh

Shawn Khojasteh

Vice-President of Behavioral Health