David Rubinow

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Psychiatry and Professor of Medicine / Director, UNC Center for Health Innovation, UNC School of Medicine

Dr. David Rubinow is an Assad Meymandi Professor, chair of the UNC Department of Psychiatry and director of the UNC Innovation and Health Care System Transformation. He has received awards for his research (e.g., the A.E. Bennett Neuropsychiatric Research Foundation Award; the Research Award of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine; the Gold Medal Award of the Society of Biological Psychiatry; the Mood Disorders Research Award of the American College of Psychiatrists; and the William C. Menninger Memorial Award of the American College of Physicians), his clinical supervision and training (the NIH Distinguished Clinical Educator Award and the NIMH Mentor of the Year [2002]), and his scientific administration (the USPHS Outstanding Service Medal).

He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Endocrine Society, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, of which he is the 2009 president-elect, the American Neuroendocrine Society and the Society of Biological Psychiatry, which he served as president. He serves on the editorial boards of six journals and has authored or co-authored more than 300 scientific publications.

Dr. Rubinow holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of Michigan, an MD from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and his internship and residency in psychiatry from Yale University.