Joanna Steinglass, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Dr. Joanna Steinglass is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry in the Center for Eating Disorders at NYSPI/CUMC.
Dr. Steinglass graduated from Amherst College, and received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
She completed her psychiatry training at NYSPI/Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons. She completed a Research Fellowship in Eating Disorders under the mentorship of B. Timothy Walsh, M.D. and has continued as faculty in the Center for Eating Disorders since that time. Her research aims to understand the neural mechanisms of the persistence of anorexia nervosa and to develop mechanism-based new treatments.
Undergraduate: Amherst College, B.A., 1990-1994
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, M.D., 1995-1999
Internship: Columbia University Medical Center, 1999-2000
Residency: Columbia University Medical Center/NYSPI, 200-2003
Fellowship: NYSPI/CUMC, 2003-2006
Board Certifications: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Psychiatry
NYS Psychiatric Institute
Room 2406 Unit/Box:98
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Dr. Steinglass currently conducts clinical research in anorexia nervosa. Her expertise includes the cognitive neuroscience of anorexia nervosa, and the development of novel, mechanism-based treatments.
1. Steinglass JE, Albano AM, Simpson HB, Wang Y, Attia E, Walsh BT: Confronting Fear Using Exposure and Response Prevention for Anorexia Nervosa: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. International Journal of Eating Disorders 2013;on-line first
2. Steinglass JE, Sysko R, Schebendach J, Broft A, Strober M, Walsh BT,: The application of exposure therapy and D-cycloserine to the treatment of anorexia nervosa: a preliminary trial . Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2007;13(4): 238-245
3. Steinglass JE, Walsh BT, Stern Y: Set shifting deficit in anorexia nervosa. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 2006;12(3): 431-435
4. Steinglass JE, Walsh BT: Habit Learning and Anorexia Nervosa: A Cognitive Neuroscience Hypothesis. International Journal of Eating Disorders 2006;39(4): 267-75
5. Steinglass JE, Figner B, Berkowitx S, Simpson HB, Weber EU, Walsh BT: Increased Capacity to Delay Reward in Anorexia Nervosa. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society 2012;18: 773-8