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Joe Crozier MD, PhD | Veritas Collaborative Staff

Dr. Crozier attended college at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado and then served as an officer in the Air Force for the following five years. After leaving military service, he worked for a year in the research program of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk in Boston, Massachusetts as a Research Coordinator for studies of psychological and pharmacological treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder. This research experience prepared him to begin his studies in psychology and medicine at Duke University where he participated in the Medical Scientist Training Program and earned M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. For his Ph.D program in clinical psychology, Dr. Crozier’s research focused on the impact of traumatic stress on brain and behavior. Afterwards, Dr. Crozier completed post-graduate training in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and clinical psychology at Duke University Medical Center. During that time he completed a portion of his training at the Duke Center for Eating Disorders.

After completing his training, Dr. Crozier served on the faculty at Duke University School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. During his time at the UNC School of Medicine, he served as the Medical Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and was an attending psychiatrist on the inpatient eating disorders unit, partial hospitalization program, and outpatient eating disorders clinic.

Dr. Crozier has been practicing medicine for 8 years and has spent the past 5 years working directly with patients with eating disorders. He is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.