Douglas L. Noordsy, MD is Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of Mental Health at the White River Junction VA Medical Center. Dr. Noordsy’s research interests include lifestyle interventions for preventing and managing psychiatric disorders, and prevalence of psychiatric disorders in athletes. He is particularly interested in the role of physical exercise for prevention of progression of early psychosis and for potentiating learning in CBT and supported employment and education.
Dr. Noordsy is a member of the Schizophrenia International Research Society, the International Early Psychosis Association, the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He was elected to the American College of Psychiatrists in 2017. He is a member of the editorial boards for Schizophrenia Bulletin, the Community Mental Health Journal, and Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses. Dr. Noordsy has been recognized with the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Teacher of the Year award from the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth, and the Leadership & Professionalism award from the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford.