Lisa B. Dixon, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research
Director, Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute
Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center, where she directs the Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research and the Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Dixon is an internationally recognized health services researcher with over 25 years of continuous research funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, the VA and foundations. As CPI director, she oversees activities for the New York State Office of Mental Health in implementing evidenced based practices in behavioral health programs throughout the state. She leads the innovative program, OnTrackNY, a statewide initiative designed to improve outcomes and reduce disability for the population of individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis, and is adapting this program to the Chilean context as OnTrackChile.