Nigel I Kennedy, MBBS, PhD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Research Topics:Behavioral Health, Brain Imaging, Computational Neuroscience, Education, Health Services Research, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Neuromodulation, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Systems Neuroscience
Dr. Nigel Kennedy MBBS, PhD completed his preclinical and early clinical training in the United Kingdom, achieving a Masters in Neuroscience from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Neurogenetics from Imperial College London before completing his medical training at St George’s, University of London.
After moving to the US, Dr. Kennedy completed his residency training in Psychiatry here at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on the Physician-Scientist track, researching transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as a treatment for auditory hallucinations. After graduating as Chief Resident for Research, Dr. Kennedy became an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, concurrently performing clinical work for the New York State Office of Mental Health. Dr. Kennedy returned to Mount Sinai as an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry where he currently serves as an attending inpatient psychiatrist in addition to treating general adult patients through the Faculty Practice Associates clinic.
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Adjustment Disorder
- Behavioral Health
- Bipolar Disorder
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Mental Health Services
- Mood Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
MBBS, MD, St. George's University School of Medicine
Neuroscience, University of Manchester
PhD, Imperial College London
Residency, Clinical Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine
Kennedy NI, Lee WH, Frangou S. Efficacy of non-invasive brain stimulation on the symptom dimensions of schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists 2018 03; 49.
Lee WH, Kennedy NI, Bikson M, Frangou S. A Computational Assessment of Target Engagement in the Treatment of Auditory Hallucinations with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. Frontiers in psychiatry 2018; 9.