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Thalia Robakis, M.D., Ph.D

Research Consultant

Dr. Robakis is a reproductive psychiatrist with clinical and research interests in perinatal mood disorders and in the contribution of early life experiences to adult mental health and illness. She completed her M.D. as well as a Ph.D. in developmental neurobiology at Columbia University’s Medical Scientist Training Program, residency training in psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine, and a research fellowship in perinatal mood disorders also at Stanford. She spent five years on faculty at Stanford and then moved to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to join their Women’s Mental Health Program in 2019. She is an expert in the management of psychiatric disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Her research interests center on the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal psychiatric disorders, on early life stress and its impacts on maternal mental and physical health and on infant behavior and development, and on the intergenerational transmission of psychiatric diatheses. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, Mother and Child Health Research Institute, and the Center for Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics at Stanford University.

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