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Lisa Cohen

  • PROFESSOR Psychiatry
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  • Internship, Clinical Psychology
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.


    Dr. Cohen graduated from City University of New York with a PhD in Clinical Pyschiatry. She completed her predoctoral internship at St. Luke's Medical Center. Currently, she is Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has served as supervising psychologist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel since 1996.
    Dr. Cohen has served in multiple positions at Beth Israel during her tenure, including Coordinator of Inpatient Externship, Coordinator of Continuing Education, and Director of Research for Psychology and Psychiatry. Dr. Cohen divides her time between teaching, clinical work and scientific research


  • 2015 -
    The Cynthia Zirinsky Award for Excellence in Research Mentorship, 2015


Addiction, Behavior, Prefrontal Cortex, Schizophrenia

Dr. Cohen has conducted research in the field of clinical psychology for over 25 years. Her primary interest is in the relationship between childhood trauma and personality pathology in adults but she has published on multiple additional topics, including bipolar disorder, suicide, methadone treatment, obsessive compulsive disorder, trichotillomania, pedophilia, schizophrenia, using psychometric, neuropsychological and brain imaging methodology.

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Dr. Cohen did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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