Michael Howard Bloch MD, MS

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Biographical Info

Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale. He is currently serving as chief resident at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit in the Yale Department of Psychiatry. His research interests focus on studying Tourette syndrome (TS), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Trichotillomania (TTM) across the lifespan. His research focuses on developing better treatments for children and adults with these conditions and examining predictors of long-term outcome with an emphasis on neuroimaging. Dr. Bloch sees children with TS, OCD and TTM as part of the Yale Child Study Center TS/OCD clinic and adults with the same conditions at the Yale OCD Research Clinic. He is also the Assistant Unit Chief at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU). The CNRU is a comprehensive 12-bed inpatient unit located in the Connecticut Mental Health Center that cares for patients enrolled in several psychiatric research protocols. Please see weblinks below for more information about these clinics.

Education & Training

University of Pennsylvania (2000)
Yale University School of Medicine (2004)
Yale University (2009)
Child and Adult Psychiatry Integrated Training Program Resident
Yale University, Yale Child Study Center (2004 - 2010)
Board Certification
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Eligible 

Honors & Recognition

  • Keese Prize (Best Medical Student Research Thesis)
    Yale School of Medicine (2004)
  • Seymour L. Lustig Award for Psychiatry Research in Residency
    Yale Department of Psychiatry (2009)

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