Gregory Z. Tau, MD, PhD
Assistant in Clinical Psychiatry
Dr. Tau is Board Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is devoted to clinical practice and research at the intersection of Child and Addiction Psychiatry.
As faculty at Columbia University, Dr. Tau conducts MRI research, funded by national organizations and agencies such as the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, that aims to understand how the brain's neural systems function in individuals who abuse substances. He is especially interested in the neural circuits that support emotion and cognition in marijuana-using youth. Dr. Tau has published his work in international journals including Neuropsychopharmacology, Cell and Journal of Experimental Medicine.
In his clinical practice, Dr. Tau work as a therapist and psychopharmacologist with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, and especially those affected by drugs and alcohol.
Dr. Tau supervises clinical trainees and teaches on the treatment of substance use disorders in youth, brain development and cognitive functions. He is also involved with community groups in order to reduce the burden of drugs and alcohol on the lives of young people.
Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
NYSPI Unit 74 New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 543-8993