Brian Mickey, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Brian J. Mickey is Associate Professor of Psychiatry. He studied physics and biology at the University of Washington, Seattle. He then completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he earned his MD and PhD in Neuroscience. After psychiatry residency and postdoctoral fellowship at the Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, he joined the faculty at the University of Michigan. In 2015, he moved to the University of Utah, where he is a faculty member in Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and Bioengineering.
Dr. Mickey is board-certified in Psychiatry. His clinical focus is treatment-resistant mood disorders. He is a provider of pharmacologic treatments and brain stimulation interventions, including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy (TMS). His research group is using brain imaging and genetics in human subjects to study neurobiological mechanisms that underlie individual differences in mood and motivation, and the causes of treatment resistance.