Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

By |2018-03-27T02:09:46+00:00June 14th, 2013|Comments Off on Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc
Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc
Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

Senior Research Psychiatrist

Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc

Senior Research Psychiatrist

Dr. Joffe is a Senior Research Psychiatrist with the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and her Masters Degree in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her psychiatry residency training at McLean Hospital and a fellowship in Reproductive Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Joffe is an experienced clinician and researcher in women’s mental health. Her work focuses on the biologic mechanisms, inter-relationships, and treatment of menopausal symptoms of hot flashes, sleep disturbance, and depression. She also studies the impact of hormones on mood in women with premenstrual mood disturbance, menopause-associated depression, and the reproductive consequences of psychotropic medications.

Dr. Joffe’s research on the mechanisms underlying menopause-associated insomnia and depression is sponsored by an R01 from the NIH. She is also the lead investigator at Harvard Medical School for a multi-center NIH-sponsored clinical trial network studying treatments for hot flashes.

Dr. Joffe has published and spoken widely on her innovative investigations of biological components of women’s mental health. In her clinical work at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Joffe takes care of women with mood and anxiety difficulties occurring during the menopause transition, the premenstrual phase, pregnancy, and postpartum, and women who have hot flashes related to menopause and breast-cancer anti-estrogen therapies.