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Mark Kinzie M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kinzie has long-standing interests and expertise in helping people who are dealing with or have survived high stress situations. He works with physicians who are dealing with the difficulties of their careers. He also helps people who have suffered significant trauma including war trauma and torture. When not working, he enjoys Lebanese food and sea kayaking.


  • M.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon 1999
  • Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon 1999
  • Residency:

    • Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003

Memberships and associations

  • Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture


  • "Immunolocalization of metabotropic glutamate receptor 7 in the rat olfactory bulb" Journal of Comparative Neurology September 1 1997
  • "Distribution of metabotropic glutamate receptor 7 messenger RNA in the developing and adult rat brain" Neuroscience  1995
  • "Sodium-dependent isomerization of dopamine D-2 receptors characterized using [125I]epidepride, a high-affinity substituted benzamide ligand" Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics  1990
  • "Circadian misalignment in major depressive disorder" Psychiatry Research August 15 2009
  • "Prospective one-year treatment outcomes of tortured refugees" Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture  2012
  • "Cloning and expression of a new member of the L-2-amino-4-phosphonobutyric acid-sensitive class of metabotropic glutamate receptors" Molecular Pharmacology March 1994
  • "Small-conductance, calcium-activated potassium channels from mammalian brain" Science September 20 1996
  • "Cloning and expression of rat metabotropic glutamate receptor 8 reveals a distinct pharmacological profile" Molecular Pharmacology January 1997
  • "What we Talk about when we Talk about Supervision" Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association October 1 2015
  • "Extrastriatal dopamine D2 receptors" Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics  1992
  • "Feasibility of a Comprehensive Wellness and Suicide Prevention Program" Journal of graduate medical education December 1 2016

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