Psychopharmacology; Anxiety and mood disorders; Disaster response
Dr. Dubovsky has participated in the development of new medications and the pharmacologic treatment of responses to extreme events. He is currently co-director of a multi-center randomized controlled trial of the treatment of refractory post traumatic stress disorder. He is working with an interdisciplinary group to develop a virtual reality model that will make it possible to test protocols for disaster response. He is also investigating factors that interfere with efficacy of first responders and he is developing a center for traumatic response with the Department of Psychology. He is on the founding board of directors of Protect NY.