Dr. Marmar is the Lucius N. Littauer Professor, and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC). Prior to working at NYULMC, Dr. Marmar was Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF, and Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health and Director of the PTSD Research Program at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
A national expert and an award winning teacher and researcher in the study of trauma and PTSD for the past 25 years, Dr. Marmar has received funding from both federal and private institutions to conduct studies in psychopharmacology, psychopathology, psychobiology, quality of care, psychotherapy treatment and phenomenology of PTSD. He is a former President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the 1999 recipient of the J. Elliot Royer Award for the Outstanding Bay Area Psychiatrist. He heads the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Research Program at the NYU Langone Medical Center.