AlpertJonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD

Clinical Director
MGH Department of Psychiatry
Associate Director
MGH Depression Clinical and Research Program
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School,
Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry

Publications by Dr. Alpert

Dr. Alpert is Clinical Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Director of the Depression and Clinical and Research Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is also an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and serves as Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry for Harvard Medical School. He  is also a chairperson of the Partners Human Research Committee (IRB).

Dr. Alpert received his B.A. from Yale College, M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine, and Ph.D. in behavioral pharmacology from the University of Cambridge (U.K.) as a Marshall Scholar. He completed residency training in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hopsital Medical Center and in psychiatry at McLean Hospital.

Dr. Alpert has a special interest in pharmacological and other innovative approaches to treatment resistant major depressive disorder, clinical features of depressive subtypes biomarkers of response to antidepressants and placebo, psychiatric education, and ethical issues in the design and conduct of human studies. Dr. Alpert is an author or co-author of over 150 publications.

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