Ask the Doctor
Summary of Presentation
Dr. Stern engaged in a question and answer session focusing on treatment issues.
Robert G. Stern, M.D. is the Director of Treatment Programs at Essex County Hospital Center and is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, NJ. For the past 20 years Dr. Stern’s clinical work and research have focused on the treatment of patients with severe mental illness in general and schizophrenia in particular. Dr. Stern has published over 100 articles, book chapters and abstracts. Dr. Stern graduated from Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, and completed his residency training and fellowships at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. Dr. Stern currently serves as the chairperson of the Public Psychiatry Committee of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association. Most recently, Dr. Stern was inducted in 2013 as a Board Member on the State Board of Trustees for NAMI NJ. He also served on several state wide professional committees focusing on psychiatric care for patients with severe mental illness over the past 10 years.