For the Media

The Columbia Psychiatry Communications Office is a resource to local, national and international media. Please contact us to facilitate access to the extraordinary expertise offered by our faculty.

Media Relations Contact Information

Email the Communications Office:

Carla Cantor
Director of Communications
(646) 774-5324

Kristen Watson
(646) 774-8719


About Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

Columbia Psychiatry is ranked among the best departments and psychiatric research facilities in the nation and has contributed greatly to the understanding of and current treatment for psychiatric disorders. Co-located at the New York State Psychiatric Institute on the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center campus in Washington Heights, the department enjoys a rich and productive collaborative relationship with physicians in various disciplines at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physician’s and Surgeons. Columbia Psychiatry is home to distinguished clinicians and researchers noted for their clinical and research advances in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, suicide, schizophrenia, bipolar and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and childhood psychiatric disorders.