Lisa B. Dixon, MD

Psychiatry
Specialties
Psychiatry, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute

1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
US
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    POS
    EPO
    Medicare Managed Care
    HMO
    NYP Employee Plan
    Student Health
    PPO
    Coventry Health Care
    Quality Health Management
    Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)
    Behavioral Health
    World Trade Center Health Plan

About Lisa B. Dixon, MD


Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center and the director of the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research within the Department of Psychiatry. She also directs the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.


Dr. Dixon is an internationally recognized health services researcher with over 25 years of continuous funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and the VA. As CPI director, she oversees activities for the New York State Office of Mental Health in implementing evidenced based practices for persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. She is leading the innovative program, OnTrackNY, a statewide initiative designed to improve outcomes and reduce disability for the population of individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis.


Dr. Dixon's grants have focused on improving the quality of care for individuals with serious mental disorders with a particular emphasis on services that include families, reducing the negative impact of co-occurring addictions and medical problems, and improving treatment engagement and adherence. Dr. Dixon's work has joined individuals engaged in self-help, outpatient psychiatric care, as well as clinicians and policy makers in collaborative research endeavors. Dr. Dixon assumed the role of editor in chief of the journal, Psychiatric Services in January, 2017. She has published more than 350 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has received numerous awards including the 2009 American Psychiatric Association Health Services Senior Scholar Award and the Wayne Fenton Award for Exceptional Clinical Care. In 2014, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metro NYC recognized her with the Adele Anshien Volunteer of the Year Award, and NAMI national recognized her with its annual Scientific Research Award. In 2022, the American College of Psychiatrists recognized her work with the Stanley Dean Award.


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Specialties & Expertise

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotic Disorders

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
  • Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, NY

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Director, Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research
  • Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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