Medical Advisory Board

Relief’s Medical Advisory Board include some of the leading psychiatrists and psychologists in the country. These mental health professionals have a wide range of expertise covering a broad spectrum of the mental health arena.

Relief’s Medical Advisory Board is always available to provide guidance and advice on a variety of mental health issues.

John T. Walkup M.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Elliot S. Gershon, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Human Genetics
University of Chicago.

Michael Jenike, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Director Psychiatric Neuroscience Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael Liebowitz, M.D.

Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Glenn Hirsch, M.D.

Medical Director
New York University Child Study Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine

Philip J. Wilner, M.D.

Vice President and Medical Director of Behavioral Health
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Edna B. Foa, Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

Charles A. Kaufmann, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University

David Pelcovitz, Ph.D.

Director of Psychology
North Shore University Hospital;
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine

Michelle Friedman, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Catherine Birndorf, M.D.

Program Director, Payne Whitney Women’s Program
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Lewis A. Opler, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine
Attending Psychiatrist
New York Presbyterian Hospital