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Jonathan Young

Assistant Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
200 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701

Overview


Jonathan Robert Young, MD is Assistant Consulting Professor at Duke Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Staff Psychiatrist at Durham VA Health Care System, Treatment Refractory Disorders Clinic. He is a member of the Division of Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences where he has served as an attending physician in the Duke electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) clinic. His research interests focus on clinical applications of non-invasive neuromodulation technologies such as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for the treatment of psychiatric and substance use disorders. Currently, Dr. Young is developing a multimodal smoking cessation intervention for Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who smoke utilizing functional-connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (fc-MRI) to guide a personalized and accelerated rTMS course in addition to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Assistant Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences · 2022 - Present Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences · 2021 - Present Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, University Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications


State University of New York, Stony Brook · 2016 M.D.