Dost OngurMS, MD, PhD
A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Ongur has a background in neuroscience and clinical psychiatry. He is currently the chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division, responsible for two inpatient units, a residential facility, and a speciality outpatient clinic. In addition to his clinical work, he receives funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and others for his research using brain imaging techniques to study chemical abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is currently an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of more than 80 articles on research into the neurobiology of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He has won awards from Harvard Medical School for his teaching of medical students and residents and for mentoring, and also serves as the associate editor of JAMA Psychiatry, a premier journal in the field.