Robert McCullumsmith, MD, PhD
Professor, University of Cincinnati
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Dr. McCullumsmith is Associate Professor and Associate Vice Chair of Translational Research and Research Education at the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. He pursued joint MD, PhD degrees at the University of Michigan. Following a research-track residency in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, he joined the faculty and began to study abnormalities of glutamate transporter expression in severe mental illness. From 2006-2013, Dr. McCullumsmith served on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where he was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure. He relocated to the University of Cincinnati in 2013. As a clinician, Dr. McCullumsmith sees patients at both Cincinnati’s Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center and at the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. McCullumsmith has published over 70 papers in neuroscience. He has won many awards, including the Rachel Upjohn Clinical Scholars Award (2002, 2003, 2004) and the Resident Teacher of the Year Award in Adult Service at the University of Michigan in 2004 and 2006. He was also awarded the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Award in 2009, and the LIFE Foundation Award in 2015.