Academic Appointment:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, New York University

Education / Training:
Graduate, Psychoanalytic Institute, Affiliated with NYU (IPE)
Substance Abuse Fellowship, New York University / Bellevue Hospital
Psychiatry Residency, New York University / Bellevue Hospital
Temple University School of Medicine, M.D.
Cornell University, B.A.

Past Work Experience:
Director, Chemical Dependency Crisis and Detoxification Inpatient Unit, Bellevue Hospital
Attending psychiatrist, Dual Diagnosis Inpatient Unit, Bellevue Hospital

Board Certification in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Cheney B, Galanter M, Dermatis H, Ross S. Medical Versus Spiritual Orientations. Differential Patient Views Towards Recovery. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2009 July 27: 1.
Handbook of Motivation and Change. Lead author of chapter Relapse. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., May 2010.
On Call Psychiatry. Author of three chapters in revised third edition, 2005.

Memberships & Awards:
American Psychoanalytic Association
American Association of Addiction Psychiatry
New York University/Bellevue Psychiatric Society