Sarah Hollingsworth LisanbyMD
Sarah H. Lisanby, MD has accepted the chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. She will assume her new duties there on October 1, 2010.
Dr. Lisanby is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University. In addition, she is Director of the Division of Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, head of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Unit in the fMRI Research Center at Columbia, and the New York Presbyterian Hospital Brain Stimulation Service. She is also Director of the Brain Behavior Clinic at NYSPI.
Dr. Lisanby earned her BS in mathematics and psychology magna cum laude at Duke University and her MD at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. After graduating, she completed her residency in psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center, where she served as Executive Chief Resident. Her postdoctorial fellowship in affective disorders research and geriatric psychiatry was conducted at Columbia University.