Department Of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Randy Auerbach, PhD
Dr. Auerbach is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Division of Clinical Developmental Neuroscience, Sackler Institute. Additionally, he is Director of the Translational Research on Affective Disorders and Suicide Laboratory and serves as Co-Director for the WHO World Mental Health International College Student Initiative. Dr. Auerbach received his BA from Cornell University (2000) and his PhD in clinical psychology from McGill University (2010). Dr. Auerbach’s research is committed to improving our understanding of depression and suicide in adolescents. This work is funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation, the Dana Foundation: Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant, and several private foundations, and to date, it has resulted in over 100 published scientific papers and book chapters. Dr. Auerbach is the recipient of a number of awards, including the David Shakow Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions in Clinical Psychology, the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Early Career Award, the Theodore Blau Early Career Award, and the Career Development Leadership Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.