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About Alison Reminick, MD
Alison Reminick, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in the mental health care needs for women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders, and emotional disturbances during menopause. She directs the Women's Reproductive Mental Health Program at UC San Diego Health, which helps women manage and recover from anxiety, depression, or other emotional concerns during infertility, pregnancy, or the postpartum period.
As an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Reminick instructs medical students and residents. Her research interests include perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, mood changes associated with infertility treatment, and adoption.
She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, and her work has appeared in Women's Health, The American Journal of Psychiatry and JAMA, among others.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Reminick was director of the Center for Women's Mental Health at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical College.
She completed an internship at the Massachusetts General Hospital – McLean Hospital Adult Residency Training Program in Boston and a residency in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCLA. Dr. Reminick earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She is board certified in psychiatry.
Dr. Reminick is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Psychiatric Association, The Teratology Society and Postpartum Support International.
Outside of work, Dr. Reminick enjoys practicing meditation and mindfulness.
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- Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
- UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Women's Mental Health
- Postpartum Depression (PPD)
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
- Mental Health During Pregnancy