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Lisa Catapano Lisa Catapano
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1992
  • PhD, Harvard School of Medicine, 2003
  • MD, Harvard School of Medicine, 2003


Dr. Catapano graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2003 with an MD and PhD in Neurobiology. She completed her residency in psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), followed by a fellowship in clinical research at NIMH. Her fellowship research focused on the molecular basis of bipolar disorder, and the development of new therapeutics to treat mood disorders.

She received a number of awards as a resident and fellow, including the NIMH Outstanding Resident Award, the Laughlin fellowship of the American College of Psychiatrists, and the American Psychiatric Association/GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship. In her current practice at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates she specializes in mood disorders in women, particularly as related to infertility, pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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