Robert Carney

Professor of Psychiatry

Education & Training


  • PhD: Counseling Psychology: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1978
  • BA: Psychology: University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO, 1969

Major Awards


  • Wayne Katon Research Award, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, 2017
  • Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, 1999
  • Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1998
  • Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, 1998
  • Visiting Scholar, American Psychosomatic Society, 1994

Areas of Clinical Interest


Certified cognitive therapist, depression in cardiac patients, behavioral cardiovascular disease prevention

Research Interests


Depression in cardiovascular disease

Key Publications


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Funded Research Projects


NHLBI(PI):Omega-3 for Depression and Other Cardiac Risk Factors
NIDA(Significant Contributor):Genetically Informed Smoking Cessation Trial
NHLBI(Significant Contributor):Stepped Care for Depression in Heart Failure
NHLBI(Key Personnel):Depression and Rehospitalization in Patients with Heart Failure