Shanthi Mogali, MD
Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry
Shanthi Mogali, MD is an Instructor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and is also a Research Psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She is a board-certified psychiatrist in General and Addiction psychiatry. She obtained her medical degree from Meharry Medical College (2002) and completed residency training at Emory University School of Medicine (2009). Following residency, she completed a clinical research fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Columbia University (2011). As a fellow, Dr. Mogali received pilot funding for her study examining microglial inhibitors in opioid abusers (manuscript in preparation for publication) and completed a secondary analysis of data collected to determine demographic factors of patients that may predict completion of a rapid naltrexone detoxification. As an Instructor, Dr. Mogali also co-authored a chapter on Treatment of Pain and Opioid Use in the textbook, "Research and Development of Opioid-Related Ligands" and co-authored a review article on comination drug use of opioids, benzodiazepine and alcohol. She received mentorship in opioid research in the human laboratory setting under Dr. Sandra Comer, Ph.D. Dr. Mogali currently serves as the research psychiatrist for the opioid laboratory. Her research interests include medication development and opioid self-administration studies that may influence treatment of opioid use disorders.
1998-2002, Teacher/ Student Advisor for MCAT courses, Kaplan Testing Center; Nashville, TN
2009-2014, Substance Abuse supervisor for resident clinical cases
2009- present, Medical Student Clinical Practice I Lectures- Small Group AA
2009- present, Medical Student Clinical Practice II Lectures- Motivational Interviewing
2009- present, Medical Student Substance Abuse Case Report Presentation