Bonnie Nagel, PhD

The OHSU Department of Psychiatry has seen tremendous growth in research over the past decade. We believe that excellence in research will lead ultimately to novel interventions and treatments to improve mental health and well-being. In collaboration with other OHSU Departments and the Department of Veterans Affairs, our faculty and trainees are engaged in innovative and high quality, well-funded research on various aspects of mental health. Involved faculty members have established translational and multidisciplinary working groups to understand the mechanisms, treatments, and outcomes in psychiatry. To learn more, please visit our website pages, or contact me directly.

Best regards,

Bonnie J. Nagel, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
Vice Chair for Research, Psychiatry
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road UHN-80R1
Portland, Oregon 97239
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