Charles Marmar, MD

Charles Marmar, MD

Chair of Psychiatry
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Military Family Clinic

Dr. Charles R. Marmar, MD is Lucius N. Littauer Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Prior to coming to NYU, Dr. Marmar served as Professor and Vice-chair at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the Associate Chief of Staff for mental health and Director of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Research Program at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Internationally-renowned for his expertise in PTSD, Dr. Marmar's focus has ranged from combat-related conditions in veterans, including those from Iraq and Afghanistan, to groups as disparate as refugees and earthquake victims. He has served on multiple committees and scientific advisory groups at the national level, for both the Veteran's Administration in Washington, D.C., and for the National Institute of Mental Health. An award-winning teacher and researcher who chaired his department's Research and Education Track at UCSF and directed a VA Neuroscience Research Fellowship program, Dr. Marmar is currently the principal investigator of seven PTSD-related grants variously funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, NIMH and the Department of Defense.