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Dr. Erik Messamore

Psychopharmacology | Complex Mood Disorders
Psychosis | Schizophrenia

Psychopharmacology
Complex Mood Disorders
Psychosis
Schizophrenia

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Erik Messamore, MD, PhD

is an expert in the fields of psychopharmacology, complex mood disorders, psychosis and schizophrenia.

His PhD is in Pharmacology, with an emphasis on neuropharmacology, and his early research was focused on the preclinical development of medications to treat Alzheimer’s disease. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois and completed a residency in Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. He is also the Medical Director of NEOMED’s Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center.

He is a seasoned clinician and accomplished scientist, with a passion for improving the lives of those affected by mental illness.

Academic Positions

Present - 2016

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio.

Present - 2016

Medical Director, Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment Center

Northeast Ohio Medical University

2016 - 2014

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Cincinnati

2016 - 2014

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Oregon Health & Science University

Education & Training

Residency | 2001

Psychiatry, board-certified

Oregon Health & Science University

MD | 1997

Doctor of Medicine

University of Illinois

Postdoc | 1993

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Karolinska Institute, Sweden

PhD | 1991

Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmacology

Southern Illinois University