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Joseph J. Cooper MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Director of Psychiatry Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Co-Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Dr. Cooper joined the UIC Department of Psychiatry in 2018. He completed undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, medical school and residency in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, and fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry at Northwestern University. Prior to joining UIC, he served as the Director of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation Services and Director of Residency Training in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago.

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Sean Blitzstein MD

  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
  • Director, Psychiatry Clerkship
  • Coordinator, Psychiatry Course
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Dr. Sean Blitzstein is a psychiatrist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 37 doctors at Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Jenifer R. Lloyd MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • UIH Clerkship Site Director
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Lloyd grew up in the Chicago area and went to undergrad in New York City. She then returned to Chicago to complete her medical and psychiatric training at UIC, where she has enjoyed learning from her patients, and working alongside colleagues who are passionate about promoting health equity in the surrounding communities. Her primary interests lie in treating severe mental illness and its frequent companion, catatonia, in underserved populations. As faculty at UIH, she will divide her time between directly supervising residents on the inpatient unit, providing consultative services for psychiatrists looking to refer patients for treatment with ECT, delivering ECT, supervising resident-run clinics, directing the M3 psychiatry clerkship at UIH, and caring for some of her own outpatient medication management and psychotherapy patients.

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Graciela Bernal

  • Medical Education Program Coordinator