Dr. Lisa S. Weinstock reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Weinstock specializes in psychopharmacology and perinatal psychiatry at her private practice in Mount Kisco, New York. She is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, in which she has served as chairperson of the gender committee. Before going into private practice, Dr. Weinstock was coordinator of the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Service Outpatient Department of New York Hospital, Westchester Division of Weill Cornell's Department of Psychiatry. From 1993 to 1996 she was a consultant in psychopharmacology at the Center for Mental Health and Retardation in Woburn, Massachusetts. She is an accomplished speaker who has made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. In 1995 Dr. Weinstock received the New Investigator Award at the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Meeting sponsored by the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). She also received the Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award from the University of Pennsylvania for the medical student who had contributed substantially in the field of family health.
Education and Training
MD: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1991
Internship and Residency in Adult Psychiatry: McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1991–1995
Senior Resident in Psychosis Program: McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1994–1995
Chief Resident of Perinatal Psychiatry Program: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1994–1995
Clinical and Research Fellowship in Perinatal Psychiatry: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1995–1996
Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Clinical Assistant Professor, New York Medical College, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Valhalla, NY, 2001–present
Instructor in Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 1996–1999
Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1991–1996
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