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Leslie L. Citrome, M.D., M.P.H.

SquareClinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Leslie L. Citrome, M.D., M.P.H., is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, where he currently serves as immediate past president. He has a private practice in Psychiatry in Pomona, New York, and is a volunteer consultant to the Assertive Community Treatment team/Mental Health Association of Rockland County. In 2019, Dr. Citrome received the New York Medical College Faculty Author Award for “First Authorship Who Published in the Most Open Access Journals (Web of Science)”. In 2018, 2021, and 2023, Dr. Citrome was recognized as the Voluntary Faculty Teacher of the Year in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center.

Dr. Citrome is currently a consultant in clinical trial design and interpretation. He is a frequent lecturer on the quantitative assessment of clinical trial results, including the metrics of number needed to treat and number needed to harm, and has lectured throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Dr. Citrome’s main interests include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. He is an author and co-author of more than 600 research reports, reviews, and chapters in the scientific literature. He is a member of the board of directors of the World Association of Medical Editors. Dr. Citrome is editor-in-chief of Current Medical Research and Opinion (CMRO) published by Taylor & Francis; psychiatry topic editor for Clinical Therapeutics; editor for the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Corner in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry; and also serves as an editorial board member for 11 other journals.


  • D.E.S., Pure and Applied Science, Dawson College
  • M.P.H., Columbia University School of Public Health
  • M.D., McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency, Psychiatry, New York University


  • Citrome LL. "Medication Options and Clinical Strategies for Treating Tardive Dyskinesia." The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 81(2), (2020) . pii: TV18059BR2C. doi: 10.4088/JCP.TV18059BR2C
  • Citrome LL, McIntyre RS, Manning JS, et. al. "Activating and Sedating Properties of Medications Used for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and Their Effect on Patient Functioning." The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 80(3), (2019) . pii: lu18052ah1. doi: 10.4088/JCP.lu18052ah1
  • Citrome LL. "Comparing Treatments for Tardive Dyskinesia." The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 78(9), (2017) e1429. doi: 10.4088/JCP.tv17016tx3c
  • Correll CU, Kane JM, Citrome LL, et. al. "Epidemiology, Prevention, and Assessment of Tardive Dyskinesia and Advances in Treatment." The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 78(8), (2017) 1136-1147. doi: 10.4088/JCP.tv17016ah4c
  • Citrome LL, Holt RI, Zachry WM, et. al. "Risk of treatment-emergent diabetes mellitus in patients receiving antipsychotics." The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 41(10), (2007) 1593-603.
  • Currier GW, Citrome LL, Zimbroff DL, et. al. "Intramuscular aripiprazole in the control of agitation." Journal of psychiatric practice, 13(3), (2007) 159-69.
  • Hoptman MJ, Volavka J, Czobor P, et. al. "Aggression and quantitative MRI measures of caudate in patients with chronic schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder." The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 18(4), (2006) 509-15.

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  • Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology