Dr. Ramsey is one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function, and improve mental health. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, his clinical work focuses on the treatment of depression and anxiety. Using the latest brain science and nutritional research, modern treatments, and an array of delicious food he aims to help people live to their happiest, healthiest lives.

His work and writing on food and brain health have been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Prevention, NPR, The Atlantic, Self, The Doctors Show, CBS News, and Men’s Health. His recent bestseller 50 Shades of Kale (HarperWave 2013) helped elevate kale to celebrity status and has made this superfood accessible to thousands. His first book, The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood and Lean, Energized Body (Rodale 2011) explores the impact of modern diets on brain health and then proposes a solution of recipes and meal plans.

Dr. Ramsey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed his specialty training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, received an M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Earlham College.