Donald L. Rosenstein, MD

Dr. Rosenstein is Director of the University of North Carolina's Comprehensive Cancer Support Program with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine. He also serves as Vice-Chair for the Division of Hospital Psychiatry and is the Training Director for the UNC Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine. The Comprehensive Cancer Support Program provides UNC oncology patients with a wide range of educational, medical, psychiatric and psycho-social services. The clinical, teaching and research aspects of this program operate at both the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and Carolina Pointe II.

Dr. Rosenstein came to UNC from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he was Clinical Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Chief of the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service. Dr. Rosenstein also served as Vice-Chair of the NIH Medical Executive Committee and for many years chaired both the Clinical Center Ethics Committee and the NIMH Institutional Review Board. He is currently President of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr Rosenstein earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in psychiatry at Yale University.

Also known as "Koby's Dad," Don's moving testimonial on adapting to life with autism can be heard on National Public Radio's  "This I Believe."

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill