Stephen M. Strakowski, M.D.

Stephen M. Strakowski, MD
Stephen M. Strakowski, M.D.

Associate Vice President, Regional Mental Health

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Dell Medical School / University of Texas at Austin

Scientific Council Member (Joined 2018)

2000, 1999 Independent Investigator

Stephen M. Strakowski, MD, is Associate Vice President, Regional Mental Health and the Founding Chair of Psychiatry at the Dell Medical School, University of Texas in Austin. He is also Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Educational Psychology at UT. Previously, he spent 24 years at the University of Cincinnati/UC Health where he served most recently as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Transformation in UC Health (the health system associated with University of Cincinnati), and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology and Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Strakowski graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BSE in 1984 and alpha omega alpha from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with an MD in 1988. He completed his residency training at McLean Hospital/Harvard University School of Medicine in 1992. Upon completing residency, he moved to the University of Cincinnati where he remained until moving to the University of Texas. Dr. Strakowski is an internationally recognized and trusted expert in the study and treatment of bipolar and other mood disorders. His research group has been a world leader studying the treatment, outcomes and neurobiology of these conditions. He is recognized as a Best Doctor® and by US News and World Report® as a Top 1% Psychiatrist. He maintains an active clinical practice and research career.

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