July 6

Mapping Black Adolescents’ Experiences of Stress and Its Relation to Marijuana Use in Activity Spaces Using Ecological Momentary Assessment with Mobile Technology

Jaime Booth, MSW, PhD Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
July 13

Modeling Mechanisms of Psychosis Risk: Effects of Maternal Immune Activation on Primate Brain Development

Cameron Carter, MD Distinguished Professor & C. Bryan Cameron Presidential Chair in Neuroscience, University of California, Davis
September 9

Molecular and Cellular Adaptations in Disease in Postmortem Tissue and Animal Models

Keri Martinowich, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behaviorial Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
October 7

Investigating Protein State and Location in Schizophrenia

Matthew MacDonald, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
We are one of the nation’s top Psychiatry departments.
Consistently ranked among the top psychiatric departments and hospitals in the US, our Department and its flagship hospital, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, revolutionizes psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, advances scholarship and knowledge, and continues to be a trailblazer in innovative research.

primary faculty members. Of the 18 new faculty members hired in 2021, 22% are individuals who are under-represented in medicine.


Our residency training program is ranked sixth in the nation for research output by Doximity.


million awarded in research funding in university fiscal year 2020-2021.


peer-reviewed articles were published by our faculty last year.


Our psychiatry program ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation by US News & World Report.

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Provide the highest quality behavioral health care to our patients and their families.


Promote the career development of the next generation of clinician educators and scientists.


Create the future of psychiatry through basic, translational and clinical research.

For several years, Pittsburgh has been recognized as an affordable, first-rate city for medical training.

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