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Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD, ABPP

Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology; Director, PTSD Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment; Deputy Director, Evaluation Division at the National Center for PTSD

Contact Information

Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD, ABPP

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    300 George Street

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States



Dr. Harpaz-Rotem is a Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology at Yale University. He is a clinical psychologist who, for many years, has conducted research and provided treatment to individuals exposed to trauma. Dr. Harpaz-Rotem serves as an investigator at the National Center for PTSD, and he also directs the evaluation of VA PTSD treatment programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, VA Central Office. Research into how to modify traumatic memories and their associated emotions is one of the core questions that guide his work.

Education & Training

  • Postdoc
    NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship Yale University Department of Psychiatry (2004)
  • PhD
    New School for Social Research (2002)
  • Clinical training
    University of California at Davis School of Medicine (2002)
  • Clinical training
    Albert Einstein School of Medicine Bronx Lebanon Hospital (2001)
  • Clinical training
    New York University Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital (2000)
  • Clinical training
    Beth Israel Medical Center (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Distinguished Mentorship AwardInternational Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)2022

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