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Frederick Charles Nucifora, Jr, D.O., M.H.S., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Huntington's Disease, Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Schizophrenia

Research Interests: Molecular and biological pathways of psychiatric illnesses

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1800 Orleans St.
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Phone: 410-614-0012

Background

Dr. Frederick Nucifora is an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include adult psychiatry.

Dr. Nucifora earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, where he also performed a fellowship in psychiatry. Dr. Nucifora is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

His research interests include the molecular and biological etiology of psychiatric illnesses, including schizophrenia and Huntington’s disease.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education

Degrees

  • PhD; Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (2001)
  • DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2003)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2007)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Nucifora’s research interests focus on the molecular and biological etiology of psychiatric illnesses, including schizophrenia and Huntington’s disease.

Clinical Trials

Enroll -HD: A Prospective Registry Study in a Global Huntington's Disease Cohort

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • NARSAD: The Brain and Behavior Research Fund Young Investigator Fellowship, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, 2011
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