Michael E Silverman, PhD
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Dr. Silverman is a licensed psychologist, dual trained in both psychotherapeutic techniques and cognitive psychology. He has developed numerous novel studies probing the relationship between the brain and behavior. Dr. Silverman also has extensive experience in neuropsychiatric and cognitive assessment. His current research focuses primarily on understanding the neuroanatomical, neurobiological and neurofunctional basis of mood change during pregnancy and the period following childbirth. He also has open studies exploring the impact of childhood food allergy on mental health, neuropsychiatric influences of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclorosis (ALS; Lou Gehrig's disease), the neuroanatomic affects of chronic stress, and detailing the cognitive changes as the result of in utero dexamethasone treatment secondary to congenital adrenal hypoplasia risk. His work has resulted in numerous peer reviewed publications, book chapters and public policy positions.
- Postpartum Depression
Allergy, Behavioral Health, Brain, Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Depression, Education, Epidemiology, Memory, OCD, Patient Care, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia
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Dr.Silverman did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2021 and/or 2022: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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