Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment ISSN: 2324-8947

Carol North

Carol North MD
Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Southwestern, USA

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Dr. Carol North holds The Nancy and Ray L. Hunt Chair in Crisis Psychiatry and is Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She is also Director of the Division of Trauma and Disaster in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. North completed medical school and residency training in psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, followed by a NIMH fellowship and a Masters degree, both in psychiatric epidemiology, at the same institution. She served 18 years on the faculty of Washington University before moving to Dallas in 2005 to join the full-time academic faculty of The Universtiy of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She also served for nearly ten years at the Dallas VA Medical Center.

Research Interest

Dr. Carol North Research Intrests are:

  • Psychiatric aspects of medical illnesses
  • Psychiatric effects of disasters, terrorism, and other trauma
  • Psychiatric epidemiology, substance abuse, and service use among the homeless population Psychoeducation
  • Somatoform and dissociative disorders


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