Dr. Jonathan Posner is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Columbia University. After completing his clinical training in psychiatry, Dr. Posner began a post-doctoral research fellowship in MRI methods at and then joined the faculty in the department of psychiatry at Columbia in 2010. He now holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Posner’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as a number of private foundations. His research appears in top psychiatric journals including JAMA Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, and Neuropsychopharmacology.
Much of Dr. Posner’s research focuses on combining neuroimaging with clinical trials with the goal of understanding how treatments affect the brain and how these changes lead to symptom improvement. The long-term goal of this research is to promote the development of more targeted and effective interventions by identifying the mechanisms by which extant treatments mediate symptom improvement.