Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Matthew James Smith, PhD

Matthew James Smith, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work


Dr. Smith's primary research interests focus on the neurobiology and treatment of social cognitive impairments associated with neuropsychiatric disorders (Schizophrenia, Autism) and their relationships to community-based functioning (e.g., employment). My research also focuses on the influence of cannabis use on brain structure and function.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Wisconsin, Social Welfare (2006)


Administrative office: 734-764-9322

University of Michigan, School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor MI 48109