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Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD
Specialties:
Psychiatry

Gender: Female
Primary Affilliations:
Butler Hospital
Additional Affilliations:
Kent Hospital
 
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Languages:
English (US)
 
 
Education:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Internships: Brown University
Residencies: Brown University
Medical Group: Butler Hospital
 
Biography
Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD is the Associate Chief of the Mood Disorders Program at Butler Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Tyrka’s research is focused on understanding the neurobiological effects of stress exposure and the relationship to mood and anxiety disorders. A second focus involves the study of novel treatments for major depression. Dr. Tyrka has published over 50 scientific papers, and has been recognized for her outstanding clinical work, research, and teaching.

Dr. Tyrka is an Editorial Board member of Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica and Development and Psychopathology, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance.

Research
Kids Markers Risk and Resilience 01-01-2010

Press Releases
67 Physicians at Care New England Named to Best Doctors in America List 12-14-2011
Effects Witnessing Violence has on Children Focus of Butler Hospital/Family Service of RI Professional Education Program 08-31-2011
New Research Study Results: Childhood Adversity May Lead to Unhealthy Stress Response in Adult Life 08-31-2011
 
Audrey Tyrka MD, PhD
Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD

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