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Lara Chepenik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Lara Chepenik, MD, PhD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    Yale NH Psych Hospital, 184 Liberty Street

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Dr. Chepenik is a psychiatrist in the Crisis Intervention Unit, a specialty unit of the Emergency Department for patients with psychiatric disorders. Active research interests include topics in administrative psychiatry: their design, administration and analysis of performance metrics. Previous work focused on cognitive neuroscience approaches to Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder including use of neuroimaging techniques to map areas of affective and cognitive dysregulation associated with these disorders.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Fellowship
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2005)
  • Residency
    University of Pennsylvania Hospital (2003)
  • PhD
    Thomas Jefferson University (1999)
  • MD
    Thomas Jefferson Medical College (1999)
  • BA
    Douglass College/Rutgers University, Philosophy (1990)

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