Department of psychiatry-behavioral-sciences


Department Chair

Jonathan E. Alpert M.D., Ph.D. 

Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD

Dorothy and Marty Silverman University Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience and of Pediatrics

Letter from the Chair 



Thursday, June 27, 2024 | 3:30 PM
The annual Dr. Shoshanah Trachtenberg Frackman Lecture
Zoom:, via Zoom

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 | 4:30 PM
Presidential Lecture
Robbins Auditorium,

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Alyson Moadel-Robblee, Ph.D., explains how an artificial intelligence tool helped double the colonoscopy completion rate for patients who had missed or canceled their colonoscopy screening appointments. Dr. Moadel-Robblee is professor of epidemiology & population health, of medicine, of radiation oncology, and of psychiatry & behavioral sciences at Einstein and deputy director of community engagement and cancer health equity at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center.

(Saturday, Jun 01, 2024)

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