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 



Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 12:00 PM
Annual Marie Daly Lecture
Price Center/Block Pavilion, LeFrak Auditorium

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Media Spotlight

Less Snacking, More Satisfaction: Some Foods Boost Levels of an Ozempic-Like Hormone

Gary Schwartz, Ph.D., describes how GLP-1, a hormone that is released during digestion, acts to stimulate insulin and slow how quickly food moves through the stomach into the intestine. Dr. Schwartz is professor of medicine and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience at Einstein.

(Monday, Oct 30, 2023)

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