DR. DAVID T. FEINBERG is the new chief executive officer of UCLA Hospital System and interim associate vice chancellor. He follows Dr. David Callender, who was named president of the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. Prior to assuming leadership for UCLA hospitals, Dr. Feinberg served as medical director of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Feinberg is a professor of clinical psychiatry in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Dr. Feinberg graduated cum laude in economics from UC Berkeley, and went on to graduate with distinction from the University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School. He earned his master of business administration from Pepperdine University in 2002. A well-published author and speaker on attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, autism, pediatric bipolar disorder, pediatric depression and adolescent substance abuse, Dr. Feinberg also has consulted with healthcare agencies about the industrialization of medicine.