Fay Womer

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles & Roles


  • Consultation Psychiatry Director
  • Member, School of Medicine Committee on Admissions

Education & Training


  • Postdoctoral training: Chronic Mental Illness: Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2009
  • Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2007
  • MD: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, 2003
  • BA: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1999

Major Awards


  • The Eli Robins Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychiatry Teaching and Research (Washington University School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, 2007

Areas of Clinical Interest


Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression

Research Interests


Brain abnormalities in schizophrenia and mood disorders

Development of schizophrenia and mood disorders

Cross-ethnic comparisons of major psychiatric disorders

Key Publications


Funded Research Projects


NIMH(PI):Structure and Function of the Cerebellar Vermis Across Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder

Longer Life Foundation(PI):The Structural and Functional Brain Network in Early- and Later-Onset Major Depression