Joanna E. Steinglass, MD

Board Certifications: 
Psychiatry
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Eating Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Dr. Joanna Steinglass is an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychiatry in the Center for Eating Disorders at NYSPI/CUMC. Dr. Steinglass graduated from Amherst College, and received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She completed her psychiatry training at NYSPI/Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

She completed a Research Fellowship in Eating Disorders under the mentorship of B. Timothy Walsh, M.D. and has continued as faculty in the Center for Eating Disorders since that time.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-543-6742

Location(s)

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

Insurance Accepted

UnitedHealthcare

  • Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical School
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Research

Dr. Steinglass currently conducts clinical research in anorexia nervosa. Her research aims to elucidate the neural mechanisms of anorexia nervosa, and to develop treatments to better prevent relapse. She is investigating the cognitive neuroscience of anorexia nervosa. Her work focuses on the link between neural mechanisms and salient behavioral disturbances for individuals with anorexia nervosa.

Clinical Trials

Exposure therapy and cognitive remediation therapy for anorexia nervosa. Learn more.

Grants

DISTINCT & COMMON NEURAL CORRELATES OF FEAR DISORDERS, OCD, & EATING DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 26 2011 - Oct 31 2015

ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND THE COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF HABIT (Private)

Oct 21 2013 - Oct 20 2015

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

Jul 1 2012 - Feb 28 2014

D-CYCLOSERINE AND EXPOSURE THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Private)

Dec 1 2006 - Nov 30 2013

DELAYED GRATIFICATION: A BIOBEHAVIORAL CHARACTERISTIC OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Private)

Sep 1 2010 - Sep 30 2013

D-CYCLOSERINE AND EXPOSURE THERAPY --A NOVEL TREATMENT APPROACH IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Private)

Jul 1 2007 - Jun 30 2013

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 3 2007 - May 31 2013

ADDRESSING FEAR OF FOOD IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 28 2007 - Jul 31 2010

RESEARCH TRAINING: AFFECTIVE AND RELATED DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 1978 - Jun 30 2004

Selected Publications

  • Steinglass JE, 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 .  Journal of Psychiatric Practice  2007;13(4): 238-245 
  • Steinglass JE, Walsh BT: Habit Learning and Anorexia Nervosa: A Cognitive Neuroscience Hypothesis.  International Journal of Eating Disorders  2006;39(4): 267-75 
  • Steinglass JE, Walsh BT, Stern Y: Set shifting deficit in anorexia nervosa.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  2006;12(3): 431-435 
  • Steinglass JE, Eisen JL, Attia E, Mayer L, Walsh BT,: Is Anorexia Nervosa a delusional disorder? An assessment of eating beliefs in anorexia nervosa.  Journal of Psychiatric Practice  2007;13(2): 65-71