Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Last Updated: January 28, 2020

Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: The department is an innovative global leader in discovery, training, and clinical care of psychiatric patients.  The department has interdisciplinary programs that span the entirety of the human life cycle, from work with neonatal children to the care of geriatric patients.  The program provides comprehensive psychiatric services for all of Emory Healthcare Systems, Inc., as well as our affiliate hospitals: Grady Healthcare and the Atlanta VA Medical Center and is one of the top federally funded departments of psychiatry in the country, having extensive research expertise across a wide spectrum of psychiatric inquiry. The program is internationally known for research in prenatal exposures, stress neurobiology and the pathogenesis and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. The department is able to provide a variety of different types of training experiences for undergraduate students, medical students, pre- and postdoctoral graduate students, psychiatric residents and fellows in a variety of psychiatry subspecialties. Facilities for drawing and processing of biological samples are located in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences on the 3rd floor of the Brain Health Center. This lab has phlebotomy supplies, laboratory processing and storage, and other equipment for human studies. This site is supported by certified personnel and coordinators.

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