Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Dr. Tyrka received her MD and PhD in medicine and psychology through a combined program at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a psychiatry residency at Brown Medical School and further research training in clinical neuroscience at the Mood Disorders Research Program and Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience at Butler Hospital and Brown University. Dr. Tyrka is Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown.  She is the Director of Research at Butler Hospital and Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience. Dr. Tyrka is also Director of Research Training in the Brown psychiatry residency program and Principal Investigator of an NIMH-funded R25 research training program in the psychiatry residency program.

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