Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Jon A Lehrmann, MDJon A. Lehrmann, MD
Charles E. Kubly Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Chairman and Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a dedicated community of compassionate, expert, inspired, professional clinicians, academicians, staff, and trainees committed to improving the lives of persons affected by psychiatric diseases, concurrent disorders, behavior-related illnesses, and social-environmental conditions impeding mental health.

This mission is accomplished through the pursuit of six core values: (1) scholarship and research, (2) education, (3) clinical service, (4) community engagement, (5) bioethical principles, and (6) leadership and administration. Read more...

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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine In the News

Study finds that education, good health, and positive emotional wellbeing contribute to improved memory health in older women

Mar. 1 - Researchers in the United States, led by Joseph S. Goveas, MD, at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, report that maintenance of optimal memory health in women over of the age of 80 is positively impacted by higher education, overall good health, positive emotional wellbeing, and higher physical functioning.

MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment awards more than $190,000 to improve mental health diagnosis and care of mothers and children in Brown County

Jan. 13 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) awarded more than $190,000 over two years to improve mental health diagnosis and care of mothers and children by creating screening processes for child behavioral and maternal post-partum depression screening, resulting in improved access to care and increased individual and family well-being.

With Too Few Psychiatrists to Go Around, Wisconsin Experiments with 'Telepsychiatry'

Oct. 22 - WUWM interviews experts around the state regarding the shortage of psychiatrists and efforts in place the fill the gaps. WUWM

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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Tosa Center, Third Floor
1155 N. Mayfair Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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