Natalie L. Rasgon

Natalie L. Rasgon


Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emerita

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Dr. Rasgon is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Rasgon has been involved in longitudinal placebo-controlled neuroendocrine studies for over two decades, and she has been involved in neuroendocrine and brain imaging studies of estrogen effects on depressed menopausal women for over 10 years. In addition to her duties as a Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr. Rasgon is also the Director of the Stanford Center for Neuroscience in Women’s Health and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of Medicine. She has an extensive history of teaching and mentoring, and many of her trainees have secured independent faculty positions in academia.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry (1998)
  • Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pediatric Residency (1993) CA
  • Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center Radiology Fellowship (1996) CA
  • Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (1995) CA
  • Medical Education: Odessa Medical Institute (1980) Russia
  • PhD, Academy of Medical Sciences, Pathological Physiology (1988)
  • PhD, Academy of Medical Sciences, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1988)
  • MD, Odessa Medical Institute, Diploma with Highest Honors (1980)

Honors & Awards
  • Diploma with Highest Honors, Odessa Medical Institute (1980)
  • Elected to Database, Best Doctors in America (November 2012)
  • Fellowship, Stanford Clayman Institute for Gender Research (2011)
  • First Prize, Student Research Work, Soviet Union Scientific Student Competition (1978)
  • International Scientist of the Year, International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England (2002)
  • Leo G. Rigler, M.D. Award for Academic Achievement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (1995)
  • Lila A. Wallis Award, American Medical Women's Association (2010)

Administrative Appointments
  • Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University (2004 - 2009)
  • Advisory Board on Women?s Health, Stanford Unviversity (2004 - Present)
  • Alternate Senator, Stanford School of Medicine (2004 - 2006)
  • Associate Dean, Office of Academic Affairs (2012 - 2013)
  • Chair of the SOM Senate, Stanford School of Medicine (2009 - 2012)
  • Chair, Search Committee for the Elizabeth Blackwell Award, UCLA School of Medicine (1999 - 2003)
  • Chair, Women?s Wellness Seminars Program, Stanford University (2003 - Present)
  • Co-Chair, Faculty Women?s Forum, Stanford University (2004 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Center for Neuroscience in Women's Health (2002 - Present)
  • Director, Center for Neuroscience in Women?s Health, Stanford University (2007 - Present)
  • Director, Faculty Mentoring Program, Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Women?s Health Component, Ph.D. Program, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (2009 - Present)
  • International Medical Graduates Committee, Southern California Psychiatric Society (1993 - 2001)
  • Medical School Admissions Panel, Stanford University (2003 - 2005)
  • Member, Scholar Universe Neuroscience (2004 - Present)
  • Member, Appointments and promotions committee SOM (2009 - 2012)
  • Search Committee for the Norman Cousins Psychoneuroimmunology Chair, UCLA School of Medicine (1998 - 1998)
  • UCLA Liver Transplant Committee, UCLA School of Medicine (1997 - 2002)
  • Women's Cardiovascular Health Committee, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (2004 - Present)


Specializing In

  • Psychiatric Conditions

Practice Locations

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

401 Quarry Road

Stanford , CA 94304

(650) 498-9111

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