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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Jon-Kar Zubieta, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone: (723) 232-0410
Fax: (734) 764-4031
Email: zubieta@umich.edu

Primary Programs/Services:
Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute

Education:

  • Fellowship in nuclear medicine at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore
  • Residency Program, University of Michigan
  • M.D. and Ph.D. in Neurosciences at the University of the Basque Country Medical School in Vizcaya, Spain

Clinical Interest:

  • Major depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Gender differences in brain neurochemistry

Research Interest:

  • Neuroimaging in psychiatric illness
  • Neurochemical and brain and functional changes associated with depression, stress responses, and their relationship with substance abuse comorbidity
  • Mood disorders
  • Gender differences in brain neurochemistry

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School
  • Professor, Department of Radiology
  • Associate Professor, Neurosciences Program
  • Research Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute
  • Director of the Psychiatry Division, University of Michigan Depression Center