Douglas L. Noordsy, Consulting Psychiatrist
Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, is Clinical Professor, Director of Sports Psychiatry, and psychiatrist on the INSPIRE Early Psychosis Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine
In addition to being the previous Medical Director at Meadow Farm since 2010, Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, was Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Psychosis Services at Dartmouth Medical School, and an Investigator with the Dartmouth Psychopharmacology Research Group. Dr. Noordsy earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at St. Lawrence University, and a Medical Doctorate at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed residency in Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and has served on faculty at Dartmouth since.
Dr. Noordsy provided psychiatric care and medical leadership at Dartmouth-affiliated CMHCs from 1989-2003. He currently serves as Attending Psychiatrist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is a reviewer for multiple journals, including The American Journal of Psychiatry, Schizophrenia Research, and The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Noordsy received the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in 2001.
Dr. Noordsy’s research interests are in treatments for people with comorbid substance abuse and severe mental illness, and in synergistic effects between medications and psychosocial rehabilitation that may facilitate recovery from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is co-investigator on several randomized, blinded trials of second-generation antipsychotic medications funded by NIMH, NIDA or NIAAA comparing vocational, symptom, and substance use outcomes of various agents among individuals with both first-episode and chronic schizophrenia.