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Douglas F. Levinson, M.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Walter E. Nichols, M.D. Professor in the School of Medicine

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Psychiatry Department 401 Quarry Rd 3322 MC 5797 Palo Alto, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 724-2827 Fax (650) 724-3263
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 724-2827
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1982)
Fellowship: Bronx Municipal Hospital Ctr NY (1981)
Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1981)
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center NY (1979)
Internship: Bronx Municipal Hospital Ctr NY (1977)
Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania PA (1976)
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Postdoctoral Advisees

Xianglong ZhangXiaowei Zhu

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Levinson directs the Program on the Genetics of Brain Function in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The program investigates the genetic basis of psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and major depressive disorder), using genetic association, linkage and resequencing methodologies. In collaboration with Dr. Alice Whittemore, we are also actively engaged in statistical methods testing and development for genetic research.


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