Allegra I. Broft, MD

Board Certifications: 
Psychiatry
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Eating Disorder, Women's Mental Health

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Medicare

  • Medicare

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Research

Grants

COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTER FOR EATING DISORDERS-METROPOLITAN REGION (NY State Gov)

Apr 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH ON EATING DISORDERS: REWARD SYSTEMS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Feb 28 2014

METABOLIC ADAPTATION AND CHANGES IN CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CIRCUITRY IN WEIGHT-PERTURBED C57BL/6J MICE (Private)

Jun 16 2008 - Nov 30 2013

BULIMIA NERVOSA AND DOPAMINE: A LINK TO ADDICTIONS? (Federal Gov)

Jul 11 2008 - Jul 30 2013

IMAGING OF DOPAMINE SYSTEMS IN BULIMIA NERVOSA (Private)

Jul 1 2006 - Jun 30 2011

RESEARCH TRAINING--AFFECTIVE AND RELATED DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 1978 - Jun 30 2009

Selected Publications

  • Broft A, Spanos A, Corwin RX, Mayer L, Steinglass J, Devlin, M, Attia E, Walsh BT : Baclofen as a novel treatment for binge eating: an open-label pilot study.  International Journal for Eating Disorders   2007;40: 687-691 
  • Martinez D, Narendran R, Foltin RW, Slifstein M, Hwang DR, Broft A, Huang Y, Cooper TB, Fischman MW, Kleber HD, Laruelle M: Amphetamine-induced dopamine release: markedly blunted in cocaine dependence and predictive of the choice to self-administer cocaine.  Am J Psychiatry  2007;164: 622-9 
  • Steinglass J, Sysko R, Schebendach J, Broft A, Strober M, Walsh BT: The application of exposure therapy and D-cycloserine to the treatment of anorexia nervosa: a preliminary trial.  J Psychiatr Pract.  2007;13: 238-45 
  • Martinez D, Broft A, Foltin RW, Slifstein M, Hwang DR, Huang Y, Perez A, Frankel WG, Cooper T, Kleber HD, Fischman MW, Laruelle M: Cocaine dependence and D2 receptor availability in the functional subdivisions of the striatum: relationship with cocaine-seeking behavior.  Neuropsychopharmacology  2004;29: 1190-1202 
  • Martinez D, Broft A, Laruelle M: Pindolol Augmentation of Antidepressant Treatment: Recent Contributions from Brain Imaging Studies.  Biological Psychiatry  2000;48: 844-853