||Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Dr. Citrome was the founding Director of the Clinical Research and Evaluation Facility at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in Orangeburg, New York, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College. After nearly two decades of government service as a researcher in the psychopharmacological treatment of severe mental disorders, Dr. Citrome is now engaged as a consultant in clinical trial design and is a frequent lecturer on the quantitative assessment of clinical trial results using the evidence-based medicine metrics of number needed to treat and number needed to harm.
Dr. Citrome graduated from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and completed a Residency and Chief Residency in Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a Masters in Public Health from the Columbia University School of Public Health.
Dr. Citrome’s primary research interests have centered on psychopharmacologic approaches to schizophrenia, management of treatment-refractory schizophrenia, and the management of aggressive and violent behavior. He is the author or co-author of over 400 research reports, reviews, chapters and abstracts in the scientific literature, is the Associate Editor for Psychiatry for the International Journal of Clinical Practice, serves on the editorial board of 6 other medical journals, reviews for over 50 journals, and has lectured extensively throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and Asia.