Curriculum Vitae


University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Arts (BA), History, 1993

State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (MD), 2005

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, Residency in Psychiatry, 2009

Columbia NY Presbyterian Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship, 2010

Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Psychoanalyst, 2019



Licensure and Certifications

New York State Physician License, 2006

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2010



Work Experience

Private Practice, 2009 – current

Columbia New York Presbyterian CPEP, Attending, Instructor of Clinical Psychiatry, 2009 – 2014

Columbia University Medical Center Student Mental Health Service, Psychiatrist, 2010 – 2012




Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, voluntary faculty (2015 – current)

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, psychotherapy supervisor (2015 – current)

American Psychiatric Association (APA)Working Group on the Treatment of Gender Dysphoria, committee member (2013 – current)

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), Committee on LGBT Issues, committee member (2010 -2014)

Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP), Transgender Committee, co-chair (2012 – 2016)

American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)Committee on Gender and Sexuality, committee member (2012 – 2016)

World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH), member

International Journal of TransgenderismEditorial Board, member

City University of New York (CUNY), City College, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy supervisor (2014 – 2015)

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, Clinical Care Committee, member (2014 – 2017)



Honors and Awards

Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, The Alexander Beller Award, 2016

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry Artiss Symposium: Concepts in Psychosomatic Medicine. “Essentials for the Psychiatrist Working with Transgender Patients,” 2015

Columbia University Center for the Study of Social Difference, Keyword: Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conversations – Trans: Transgender, Transnational, Translation, 2015

CUNY City College Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, The Far Fund endowed presentation and case conference: “A Transgender Psychiatrist’s Journey of Personal and Professional Transition,” 2014

State University of New York (SUNY), John Conley Award for Excellence in Medical Ethics and Humanities, 2005

Phi Beta Kappa, 1992