Peter Michael Marzuk, M.D.
Dr. Peter M. Marzuk is Associate Dean (Curricular Affairs), Professor of Psychiatry, and Attending Psychiatrist at the Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
He received his Sc.B. in physical chemistry from Brown University, his M.D. from Columbia University, and completed his residency training in medicine and psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and The New York Hospital-Payne Whitney Clinic. Dr Marzuk's research interests center on suicide, homicide, violence, substance abuse and mood disorders. His research is directed at identifying epidemiological, clinical, neuropsychological and neurobiological predictors of suicidal behavior and violence with a goal toward prevention at both the individual and population-based levels. He serves as Vice Chair of the Scientific Council of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and chairs the Foundation's Research Grants Committee. In addition, he conducts research in medical education. Prior to becoming Associate Dean, Dr Marzuk ran an in-patient mood disorders unit and the psychopharmacology clinic at Payne Whitney Clinic and was director of medical student education in the Department of Psychiatry. He teaches Weill-Cornell students psychopathology and neuropsychopharmacology, and currently serves as the Co-Director of Brain and Mind, an integrated course in neuroscience.