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Elana Harris, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Board Certified


MD: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.

PhD: Neural and Behavioral Science; State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.

Internship: Pediatrics, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY.

Residency: Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.


Anxiety disorders; obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome

Services and Specialties

Psychiatry, Tourette Syndrome


Cognitive neuroscience; neurophysiology as a tool to improve our understanding of the etiology and pathophysiology of mental illness; improving treatment of anxiety disorders and Tourette Syndrome using cognitive behavior therapy, biofeedback and habit reversal therapy

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Quantification of Interictal Neuromagnetic Activity in Absence Epilepsy with Accumulated Source Imaging. Xiang, J; Tenney, JR; Korman, AM; Leiken, K; Rose, DF; Harris, E; Yuan, W; Horn, PS; Holland, K; Loring, DW; et al. Brain Topography: journal of functional neurophysiology. 2015; 28:904-914.

Neural correlates associated with symptom provocation in pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder after a single session of sham-controlled repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Pedapati, E; DiFrancesco, M; Wu, S; Giovanetti, C; Nash, T; Mantovani, A; Ammerman, R; Harris, E. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 2015; 233:466-473.

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