Lloyd Sederer

Lloyd Sederer

Lloyd Sederer

Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology

Office/Address:

330 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor
New York NY USA 10001-3101
Phone:
212-330-1650
Fax:
212-330-1649
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Biography

LLOYD I. SEDERER, M.D., is Distinguished Psychiatric Advisor to the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the nation's largest state mental health system. Dr. Sederer is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia/Mailman School of Public Health. Previously, Dr. Sederer served as the Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Services in NYC, the City's chief psychiatrist. He also has been Medical Director and Executive Vice President of McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA, a Harvard teaching hospital, and Director of the Division of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association. He has published seven books for professional audiences and five books for lay and student audiences, as well as 500 articles in medical journals and non-medical publications. He was Medical Editor for Mental Health for The Huffington Post, and a contributing writer on mental health and the addictions for US News & World Report, as well as a monthly regular on Sirius-XM Insight Radio. His recent new books are Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight for lay and professional audiences (2017); and Controversies in Mental Health and the Addictions, an annotated compilation of his on-line writings for college and university courses (2017). His latest book, now in paperback, is The Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs (2018, Scribner). In 2019, Dr. Sederer was named Doctor of the Year by the National Council on Behavioral Healthcare, a member organization of 2900 behavioral and social welfare organizations. He also started the Columbia Psychiatry Media Center, beginning with a video and distribution partnership with Medscape. Website is http://www.askdrlloyd.com; Twitter is @askdrlloyd

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