Michael (Mick) A. Hill, M.D.

Professor and Director of Inpatient Psychiatry Services; Medical Director of the Geropsychiatry Inpatient Unit



Email: mick_hill@med.unc.edu

Phone: (984) 974-3859


B.S.E., Bioengineering, Purdue University
M.D., Wright State University School of Medicine
Residency, Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Chief Resident, Consult-Liaison Service, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship, ECT, Duke University Medical Center

Summary Statement:

Dr. Hill is a Professor of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine. Current responsibilities include: Director of Inpatient Psychiatry Services at the NC Neurosciences Hospital, Medical Director of the Geropsychiatry Inpatient Unit, Attending on the ECT Service, and Attending in the Geropsychiatry Outpatient Clinic. His primary interests include diagnosis and treatment of dementia, depression, delirium and other psychotic disorders in the Elderly, Treatment resistant depression, Electroconvulsive Therapy, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation(rTMS) and Seasonal Affective Disorder. He is board certified in General Psychiatry with added qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry.

Representative Publications:

1.   Hill MA: Dementia and Delirium (Book Chapters) in Netter Internal Medicine, Saunders Publishing, 2009

2.    Hill MA, Watson L: Use of Psychotropic Drugs in Cerebrovascular Disease. Clinical Geriatrics, 13:37-47, 2005

3.    Dawkins K, Ekstron, R.D, Hill, MA et al: Ethnicity And Seizure Threshold. Progress In Neuro-psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 25, 2000.

4.    Hill MA, Courvoisie H, Dawkins K, Nofal P, Thomas B: ECT for the treatment of intractable mania in two prepubertal male children. Convulsive Therapy 13:74-82, 1997.

5.    Hill MA: Light, Circadian Rhythms, and Mood Disorders (A Review). Annals of Clinical Psychiatry 4:131-145, 1992.