Education

Fellowship
Biological Psychiatry, National Institutes of Health, The Clinical Center, 1989
Residency
Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1986
Internship
Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1983
Degree
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1982

Medical Board Certifications

Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1989

Gender

Female

State License

G51308
  • About Me

    About Me

    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.

  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1989

    Education

    Fellowship
    Biological Psychiatry, National Institutes of Health, The Clinical Center, 1989
    Residency
    Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1986
    Internship
    Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1983
    Degree
    MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1982
  • Research

    Publications