Kurt D Ackerman, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3520 Fifth Avenue
Kathleen Prutting

Education & Training

University of Rochester Medicine
University of Rochester Neurobiology and Anatomy
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCPsychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCClinical Research Training in Psychiatry

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychosomatic Medicine)

Current Appointments

Medical Director, Adult Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Medical Director, Behavioral Health Informatics

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Selected Honors & Awards

Exemplary Teaching Award for Residency Training, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service, UPMC

Research Interests

Psychoneuroimmunology; Psychosomatic medicine
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Ackerman KD, DiMartini A, editors. Psychosomatic Medicine. Pittsburgh Pocket Psychiatry Series. New York: Oxford University Press; 2015.

Clinical Interests

Consultation-liaison psychiatry; Cancer psychiatry; Clinical informatics