Dr. Natalie Rasgon is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at the Stanford University School of Medicine, visiting professor at Rockefeller University and a member of Wu Thai Neuroscience Institute at Stanford. She is the founder and director of the Stanford Center for Neuroscience in Women’s Health, and cofounder of the Psychopathology and Allostatic load across the Life Span (PALS) Network.
Dr. Rasgon is an internationally known thought leader in the neurobiology of stress and the neuroscience in women’s mental health. Dr.Rasgon received sustained research support since 1996, has served as PI on more than 30 research studies sponsored by National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, and Alzheimers Association. She serves on a number of boards, such as the board of directors of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), and the Toxic Stress Task Force group for Surgeon General of California. She is an advisor to Sunovion, NeuroHealth Technologies, Pexxi, AlphaSigma among other pharma and biotechnology companies in the US, Asia and Canada.
She has edited two books on the effect of metabolic diseases in the brain and is an executive co-editor for the Textbook on Mood Disorders to be published by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Rasgon has authored more than 250 scientific journal articles published in JAMA Psychiatry, Molecular and Translational Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry and Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, among many others. Dr. Rasgon received multiple scholarly awards including Cambridge Scholar, Award, and the American Medical Women’s Association’s Lifetime Lila Wallis Award.
Dr. Rasgon is named as a top doctor for 15 years by various associations, including Marquis Who is Who in America, Castle Connolly, Best Doctors in America etc.