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Dr. Rachel Yehuda

Director, Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bio Current as of September 13, 2022

Rachel Yehuda, PhD, is an Endowed Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Trauma.  She is also Director of Mental Health at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Yehuda is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic stress studies, PTSD, and intergenerational trauma.  In 2019, Dr. Yehuda was elected to the National Academy of Medicine for her seminal contributions to understanding the psychological and biological impact of traumatic stress. 

 In 2020, Dr. Yehuda established and now directs the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research.