Robert Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.
Work Phone Number:
Dep't of Psychiatry
VA Greater LA Healthcare System
11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073
A Short Biography:
Robert T. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He also is Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. As a clinician, Dr. Rubin was board-certified in Psychiatry in 1968. As a neuroscientist, Dr. Rubin received a Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Southern California in 1977, with an emphasis on neuroendocrinology. He has been an active researcher for 45 years.
Robert T. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He also is Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Prior to these appointments, from 1992 to 2005, he was Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Professor of Neurosciences and Professor of Psychiatry at the Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital Campus, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Allegheny system in 1992, he was Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Rubin completed his residency in Psychiatry at UCLA in 1965 and then joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor. He spent two years in the Navy, 1967-69, and one year at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 1971-72, as Professor of Psychiatry. He returned to UCLA as Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in 1972.
As a clinician, Dr. Rubin was board-certified in Psychiatry in 1968. He has participated continuously in academic clinical activities, including conducting seminars on neuroendocrinology and psychopharmacology for house staff in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery; being discussant at clinical case conferences; supervising psychiatric house staff in patient care; and being in part-time clinical practice.
As a neuroscientist, Dr. Rubin received a Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Southern California in 1977, with an emphasis on neuroendocrinology. He has been an active researcher, with continuous extramural support, for 45 years, including holding an NIMH research grant for 29 years. Dr. Rubin's main research interest is the neuroendocrinology of affective disorders. Dr. Rubin has published 275 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
Dr. Rubin is past President of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, and he served for 11 years as Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 1981???1992. Among his many professional memberships, Dr. Rubin is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and a member of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum.
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Issues for DSM-5: whither melancholia? The case for its classification
as a distinct mood disorder.
The American journal of psychiatry,
Deasy Bridget M, Lu Aiping, Tebbets Jessica C, Feduska Joseph M, Schugar Rebecca C, Pollett Jonathan B, Sun Bin, Urish Kenneth L, Gharaibeh Burhan M, Cao Baohong, Rubin Robert T, Huard Johnny
A role for cell sex in stem cell-mediated skeletal muscle
regeneration: female cells have higher muscle regeneration efficiency.
The Journal of cell biology,
Ganguli Mary, Rodriguez Eric, Mulsant Benoit, Richards Stephanie, Pandav Rajesh, Bilt Joni Vander, Dodge Hiroko H, Stoehr Gary P, Saxton Judith, Morycz Richard K, Rubin Robert T, Farkas Barry, DeKosky Steven T
Detection and management of cognitive impairment in primary care: The
Steel Valley Seniors Survey.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,