Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Noah S. Philip MD received his BSc from McGill University, and his MD from Albany Medical College where he graduated AOA and with a Distinction in the Study of Biomedical Ethics. He completed his psychiatry residency training at Brown University, followed by an NIH-sponsored T32 Fellowship and a Neuromodulation Fellowship at Brown.

Dr. Philip is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is the Director of Psychiatric Neuromodulation at the Providence VA Medical Center, and is Lead for Affective & Cognitive research at the VA RR&D Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology.

Dr. Philip’s laboratory uses cutting edge technology to understand and treat serious psychiatric disorders, such as posttraumatic stress disorder, major depression, and suicidality. He uses noninvasive brain stimulation and functional neuroimaging towards these goals, with methods that integrate transcranial magnetic stimulation (e.g., rTMS, sTMS, TBS, etc.), low-current stimulation (e.g., tDCS), network-based resting state functional connectivity, psychotherapy, and virtual reality. Dr. Philip's research has been featured in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry and the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (tDCS+Virtual Reality for PTSD).

Dr. Philip has received numerous awards and recognition, from the American Psychiatric Association, Society for Biological Psychiatry, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and others. His initial funding includes a VA Career Development Award (CDA-2, Clinical Science Research & Development), and since that time has received independent funding from the VA (Rehabilitation, Clinical Science, and Health Services Research & Development), NIMH, NIDA, Department of Defense, and through industry and small-business collaborations. He is active in several national organizations, including the Society of Biological Psychiatry and American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and is the incoming President (2020-2021) of the Psychiatric Research Society.

Dr. Philip also plays a significant training and mentoring role at Brown, where he is a co-investigator on the NIMH R25-supported psychiatry resident research track, and regularly serves as a mentor locally and through national organizations such as the Society for Biological Psychiatry and Career Development Institute for Psychiatry.

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