Duong, Martinez, Rosati join UCSF Psychiatry faculty

By Nicholas Roznovsky

The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to welcome three new faculty members to its ranks this summer. 

William Martinez, PhD

William Martinez, PhD, began his appointment as a Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry on June 26. He will serve as an attending psychologist in the Division of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. 

Martinez holds a PhD in clinical psychology from DePaul University and completed a National Institute on Drug Abuse postdoctoral fellowship at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, as well as training in HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and trauma at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He is currently also an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of San Francisco.

Tammy Duong, MD

Tammy Duong, MD, will start her academic appointment on July 1 as a Health Sciences Assistant Professor and attending psychiatrist at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics' Adult Psychiatry Clinic.

She completed her medical training at the University of Kansas, followed by a psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Earlier this year, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UCSF.

Andrea Rosati, MD, PhD

Andrea Rosati, MD, PhD, will join the department's faculty on July 10 as a Health Sciences Clinical Instructor. She will also serve as an attending inpatient psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General.

Rosati holds an MD from Case Western Reserve University and a PhD in psychology from UC Berkeley. She completed her residency in psychiatry at UCSF, where she served as Chief Resident for Education during her fourth year. Just two weeks ago, Rosati was honored with a 2017 UCSF GME Excellence and Innovation Award for her work as a resident towards advancing graduate medical education at the university.

About UCSF Psychiatry

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including UCSF campuses at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System and UCSF Fresno.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises top-ranked hospitals – UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland – and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area.