Drew H. Barzman, MD

Director, Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry Service

Assistant Professor

UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Phone: 513-636-8727

Fax: 513-636-4788


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Clinical Interests

Child and adolescent forensic psychiatry

Research Interests

Child and adolescent forensic psychiatry; prevention of violence in youth; neuroimaging in children and adolescents; genetics; pediatric clinical trials


Dr. Barzman’s most significant professional achievements include helping children and families, research, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

Education and Training

MD: Buffalo, School of Medicine, State University of New York, 1997.

Residency: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1997-2001.

Fellowship: Forensic Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2002.

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2002-2004.

Licensure: State of Ohio Medical License, 2001.

Certifications: Psychiatry (2002), Forensic Psychiatry (2003), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2004); Dr. Barzman successfully passed the Maintenance of Certification Examination in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in April 2011. 

Recertification: Passed Modular Examination for Maintenance of Certification in the Specialty of Psychiatry and the Subspecialties of Forensic Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in April 2011.


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Identification of Genetic Predispositions for Bipolar Disorder in Children. Co-Principal Investigator. Oxley Foundation. Dec 2011 - Nov 2014.