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Greg Fonzo


Dr. Fonzo serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, where his expertise significantly contributes to the field of psychiatry. In addition to his role as a faculty member, he is the Co-Director of UT's newly launched Center for Psychedelic Research and Therapy, a pioneering initiative in the study of psychedelic substances.

His academic journey is marked by exceptional achievements. Dr. Fonzo graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia Honors Program in 2005, earning a dual bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology. His pursuit of advanced education led him to the San Diego State University/University of California-San Diego Joint Doctoral Program, where he received his doctorate in clinical psychology in 2013. Furthering his research, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the prestigious Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Fonzo’s research interests are broad yet focused on the intersection of neuroscience and clinical psychology. He specializes in using non-invasive neuroscience tools to delve into the mechanisms underlying affective disorder psychopathology and treatment. His work is dedicated to leveraging these insights to enhance clinical care and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Fonzo's approach encompasses a diverse range of methodologies, including neuromodulatory, psychotherapeutic, and psychedelic therapies.

His commitment to advancing our understanding of mental health disorders and developing effective treatment strategies positions him at the forefront of his field.

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