Lisa B. Dixon, MD

Expertise in: 
Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Depression
Board Certifications: 
Psychiatry
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Depression, Psychiatry, Adjustment Disorder, Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Psychopharmacology, Psychosis, Psychotherapy

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research

Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center and the director of the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research within the Department of Psychiatry. She also directs the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Dr. Dixon is an internationally recognized health services researcher with over 25 years of continuous funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and the VA. As CPI director, she oversees activities for the New York State Office of Mental Health in implementing evidenced based practices for persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. She is leading the innovative program, OnTrackNY, a statewide initiative designed to improve outcomes and reduce disability for the population of individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis.

Dr. Dixon's grants have focused on improving the quality of care for individuals with serious mental disorders with a particular emphasis on services that include families, reducing the negative impact of co-occurring addictions and medical problems, and improving treatment engagement and adherence. Dr. Dixon's work has joined individuals engaged in self-help, outpatient psychiatric care, as well as clinicians and policy makers in collaborative research endeavors. In addition, Dr. Dixon is the current editor of a column in Psychiatric Services dedicated to Public-Academic partnerships. She has published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and received the 2009 American Psychiatric Association Health Services Senior Scholar Award, as well as the Wayne Fenton Award for Exceptional Clinical Care. In 2014, she received the National Alliance on Mental Illness annual Scientific Research Award.

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
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
New Patient Appointments:
212-326-8441

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Coventry Health Care

  • Coventry Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Behavioral Health
  • 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

  • Cornell University Medical College, NY
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Research

Dr. Dixon's research focuses on improving the quality of care for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses.

Research Interests

  • Psychiatry

Grants

AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPROACH TO IMPLEMENTING DEPRESSION TREATMENT IN CARDIAC PATIENTS: IHEART TRIAL (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2018 - Mar 31 2023

EARLY INTERVENTION MENTAL HEALTH DEMONSTRATION STUDY (Federal Gov)

Aug 29 2016 - Aug 28 2022

THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF VIOLENCE IN A PSYCHOSIS-RISK COHORT (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2022

OPTIMIZING AND PERSONALIZING INTERVENTIONS FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (OPAL) (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2018 - Dec 31 2021

ADDRESSING PSYCHIATRIST WORKFORCE SHORTAGES IN THE U.S. WITH PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES (Federal Gov)

Sep 5 2017 - Jun 30 2021

ZERO SUICIDE IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION IN OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS (Federal Gov)

Sep 15 2016 - Jun 30 2021

VISN 5 MIRECC (Federal Gov)

Oct 1 2016 - Sep 30 2020

A TRIAL OF OPENING DOORS TO RECOVERY FOR PERSONS WITH SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESSES (Federal Gov)

Dec 5 2016 - May 31 2020

HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PLANNING AND TRANSITION TO OUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Apr 30 2020

HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PLANNING AND TRANSITION TO OUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Apr 30 2020

ONTRACKCHILE FOR FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS (Federal Gov)

Aug 7 2018 - Jun 30 2019

COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF ADAPTIVE PHARMACOTHERAPY STRATEGIES FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2018

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH TO INCREASE SERVICE ACCESS FOR NYS JUVENILE PROBATIONERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2018

FAMILY PSYCHOEDUCATION FOR ADULTS WITH PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS IN TANZANIA (STUDY) (Federal Gov)

May 15 2017 - Feb 28 2018

VISN 3 MIRECC (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2016 - Jul 31 2017

LIFE IS PRECIOUS: FIDELITY AND TRAINING DEVELOPMENT (Private)

Mar 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

IPA FOR LISA DIXON - VISN 5 MIRECC (Federal Gov)

Oct 1 2012 - Sep 30 2015

SELF-DIRECTED CARE: TRANSFORMATION TRANSFER INITIATIVE (Federal Gov)

Feb 23 2014 - Sep 1 2014

A SMARTPHONE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE ADHERENCE TO ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2012 - Jul 31 2014

IPA FOR LISA DIXON - VISN 3 MIRECC (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Jun 30 2014

RECOVERY AFTER AN INITIAL SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE (RAISE) (Federal Gov)

Jul 13 2009 - Dec 31 2013

ESTIMATING MENTAL HEALTH EXPENDITURES USING NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD DATA (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2012 - Aug 31 2013