Jorge Almeida, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Bipolar Disorder IPU, Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Faculdade de Medicina do ABC
Universidade de Sao Paulo
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical and Translational Affective Neuroscience Program
University of Pittsburgh
Jorge Almeida is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School and director of the Bipolar Disorder Integrated Practice Unit. Almeida completed his medical degree, psychiatric training and a Ph.D. focusing on neuroimaging in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2005, he joined the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) at the University of Pittsburgh, where he initiated a productive neuroimaging research career. In 2013, he joined Brown University where he completed psychiatric residency training. In 2017, Almeida joined the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School.
Almeida’s neuroimaging research focuses on the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to investigate biomarkers of mood disorders, especially bipolar disorder, using standard neuroimaging data analysis along with effective connectivity and pattern recognition analysis. He also works at the Bipolar Disorder Integrated Practice Unit, a specialized, coordinated and competitive out-patient-centered care team that is evidence-based and outcome-driven to achieve higher levels of health care value at the lowest cost.
American Psychiatric Association, Member 2013-present
Rhode Island Psychiatric Society, Member 2013 - 2017
Society of Biological Psychiatry, Member 2011-present
Society of Biological Psychiatry, Scientific Program Planning Committee 2015-present
Society of Biological Psychiatry, Co-Chair Membership Committee, 2015-2017
American Psychiatric Association, 2016
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2016
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2015
Pilot Research Award for General Psychiatry Residents
American Association of Child and Adolescence Psychiatry, 2014
Society of Biological Psychiatry, 2009