Sarah Hollingsworth "Holly" Lisanby, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in the field of brain stimulation, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Lisanby is currently chief of the Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation Division at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia.
"Holly is an ideal chair for the Department of Psychiatry," said Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of the Duke University School of Medicine. "She has had a stellar career at Columbia, and she appreciates Duke's culture from her many years here as a student and resident. She is deeply committed to all of the School's missions, and will bring exciting new leadership in clinical care, research and education."
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