HDRF Board Members

  • Audrey Gruss

    HDRF Chairmanread more

  • Harold W. Koenigsberg, M.D.

    Professor of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New Yorkread more

  • Robert Michels, M.D.

    Robert Michels, M.D.

    Walsh McDermott University Professor of Medicine, Cornell University, and University Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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  • Steven P. Roose, M.D.

    Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute
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  • William T. Speck, M.D.

    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University. Former CEO of New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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  • David A. Kahn, M.D.

    Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center; and attending psychiatrist, New York Presbyterian Hospital and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
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Retired HDRF Board Member

  • David D. Olds, M.D.

    HDRF Founding Board Member. Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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In Memoriam

  • Mortimer Ostow, M.D., Ph.D.

    HDRF Founding Board Member. Former Attending Psychiatrist, Montefiore Medical Center
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  • Dr. Mortimer Ostow was a Founding Board Member of HDRF. Although widely acclaimed as an outstanding psychoanalyst, he recognized the growing contribution of neuroscience to the understanding of the workings of the mind. His support of an innovative neuroscience lecture series at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute reinforced his conviction that neuroscience and psychology should work closely together to find answers to depression.