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Heather Berlin, PhD
    • Position
    • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Berlin conducts research to better understand the neural basis of impulsivity, compulsivity, and emotion with the goal of more targeted treatment. She employs neuroimaging and neuropsychological and psychopharmacological testing of brain lesion and compulsive, impulsive, and personality disorder patients.  She is also interested in the neural basis of consciousness and dynamic unconscious processes. Dr. Berlin has conducted clinical research at hospitals in both the US and UK including Bellevue Hospital and the Institute of Psychiatry in London. She is a Visiting Scholar at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Vassar College, and a Visiting Lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)/University of Zurich, and at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research Topics

Brain, Brain Imaging, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex

Education

NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MPH, Harvard University

PhD, University of Oxford, Magdalen College

Language

English