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

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  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Expertise

Adult Psychiatry, Huntington's Disease, Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Schizophrenia ...read more

Research Interests

Molecular and biological pathways of psychiatric illnesses ...read more

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410-955-5212

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5212
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • PhD; Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2001)
  • DO; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2003)

Residencies

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

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry And 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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