Maria Oquendo, MD, PhD

Advisory Board

Dr. Oquendo is Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania. Her medical education is from Columbia University and Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital Cornell.  She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in medicine. Dr. Oquendo uses multimodal imaging to map brain abnormalities in mood disorders and suicidal behavior. Her expertise ranges from psychopharmacology to Global Mental Health, with over 385 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Oquendo is Past President of APA and the International Academy of Suicide Research and chairs the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Scientific Board of Directors.  She is President-Elect of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.