The Department of Psychiatry recognizes the exemplary expertise of our distinguished faculty:
We salute Debomoy K. Lahiri, PhD, for his prestigious honor of Indiana University Distinguished Professor. This designation honors individuals whose research, scholarship, artistic, and literary accomplishments have transformed their fields.
Dr. Lahiri joined the IU School of Medicine in 1990 from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and is currently a professor of neurobiology, psychiatry and medical and molecular genetics. He is a core leader and executive member of the Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research (AD) Center and a member of the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute. Lahiri serves as chief scientific advisor for Provaidya-LLC, on U.S. government committees, and on panels in France, India, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Lahiri’s research focuses on mechanisms of aging and longevity, origin and biogenesis of amyloid plaque, and gene regulation of AD, autism and bipolar disorder. Congratulations, Dr. Lahiri!
We also recognize the work of Rachel B. Yoder. Dr. Yoder is co-director for the Indiana Behavioral Health Access Program for Youth (Be Happy). She is responsible for the development of the Family-Based Treatment program at Riley Hospital for Children where her team provides mental healthcare to children and their caregivers together.