Noah S. Philip Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Noah S. Philip MD, FAPA, 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 psychiatry residency training at the Alpert Medical of Brown University, followed by an NIMH-sponsored T32 Fellowship and Neuromodulation Fellowship at Butler Hospital.

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. He is affiliated with the Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology at the Providence VA Medical Center, the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and with Butler Hospital.

Dr. Philip’s lab uses cutting edge technology to understand and treat serious psychiatric disorders, such as major depressive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He uses use noninvasive brain stimulation and functional neuroimaging towards these goals, with methods including transcranial magnetic stimulation, low-current stimulation, network-based resting state functional connectivity and virtual reality. Active studies include first-in-human studies of novel stimulation devices, rational development of individualized stimulation parameters, and multimodal imaging assessments how trauma and negative affect impact brain responses to stimulation. Dr. Philip's research was recently featured in articles in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, and in the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative.

Dr. Philip has received numerous awards and recognition, and is supported by a Career Development Award (CDA-2) from the Veterans Administration, other brain stimulation grants from the VA (RR&D), NIDA, and various industry collaborations. He plays a significant training/teaching role at Brown, where he is a co-investigator on the NIMH R25-supported psychiatry resident research track.

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