Lara G Chepenik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations


Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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

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

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Lara G Chepenik, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale PsychiatryYale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital
184 Liberty Street

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PsychiatryYale NH Psych Hospital
184 Liberty Street

New Haven, CT 06519