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Lori Altshuler, MD

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Lori Altshuler, MD

UCLA Physician Lori Altshuler, MD specializes in Psychiatry.
Specialty
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G51308
Contact
(800) 825-9989 Appointments and referral
(310) 794-9911 Information
Fax Number
(310) 794-9915
Voted Super Doctor
MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1989
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Biological Psychiatry, National Institutes of Health, The Clinical Center, 1987 - 1989
Residency
Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1983 - 1986
Internship
Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1982 - 1983
Medical Degree
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1982
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Physician, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Adult Psychiatry
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Additional Information

Dr. Altshuler is a Professor-in-Residence in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and holds the Julia S. Gouw Endowed Chair for Mood Disorders.

She received her bachelor and M.D. degrees from Cornell and completed a two-year fellowship at the Biological Psychiatry Branch of the NIMH. In 1989 she was appointed assistant clinical professor at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and in her first year on faculty received the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Junior Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award.

She has been an active teacher and mentor, and has been the recipient of numerous awards including, in 1994 and again in 2004, the UCLA Department of Psychiatry Outstanding Research Mentor Award. In 2006 she received the Gerald L. Klerman Distinguished Investigator Award from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and the National Nola Maddox Falcone Prize from NARSAD for Outstanding Achievement in Affective Disorders Research.

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