Dr. Dunlop has served as the Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program since 2006. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1997 and completed Psychiatric Residency training at Emory University in 2001, receiving Board certification in 2002. His clinical and research expertise is in the biology and treatment of major depression, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic distress disorder, and the anxiety disorders. He has served as an invesitgator for more than 50 studies of mood and anxiety disorders and has published over 60 research articles, 10 book chapters and one book on these topics. His secondary research interests include the ethics of clinical research and the biology of decision-making and choice behavior.
Dr. Dunlop is also the course director for the mood and anxiety disorders lecture series for the Emory Psychiatry Residency. He provides supervision in psychopharmacology for Emory residents and provides consultations for hard-to-treat mood and anxiety disorders.Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Rakofsky is a staff physician in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders program. He graduated from the Emory University School of Medicine in 2005 and completed his psychiatric training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University in 2009. He has also received additional fellowship training in psychopharmacology and clinical trials administration. He currently runs the Emory Bipolar Disorders Clinic in addition to serving as the principal investigator for industry-sponsored clinical trials. As the Director of Medical Student Education for the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, he is responsible for training medical students and phsyician assistants in psychiatry. His areas of interest include: Bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, and residency and medical student education.