Division Head, General Adult Psychiatry
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
B.A., Psychology, Wesleyan University
M.D., Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency, Adult Psychiatry, Yale University
Dr. Rosenstein is Director of the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine. He also serves as Division Head of General Adult Psychiatry. The Comprehensive Cancer Support Program provides UNC oncology patients with a wide range of educational, medical, psychiatric and psycho-social services. The clinical, teaching and research aspects of this program operate at both the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and Carolina Pointe II. Dr. Rosenstein came to UNC from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he was Clinical Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Chief of the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service. Dr. Rosenstein also served as Vice-Chair of the NIH Medical Executive Committee and for many years chaired both the Clinical Center Ethics Committee and the NIMH Institutional Review Board. He is currently President of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.