Leadership

Director

Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Eisenberg Family Depression Center, Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan's Associate Vice President for Research for the Health Sciences, Professor and Research Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

Srijan Sen is the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences. Dr. Sen’s research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment and their effect on stress, anxiety, and depression. He also has a particular interest in medical education, and leads a large multi-institution study that uses medical internship as a model of stress.

Deputy Director

Patricia Deldin, Ph.D., Associate Director Professor of Psychology, College of Literature, Science & the Arts Professor of Psychiatry

Patricia Deldin is a professor of Psychology and an associate professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Following a two year research position at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dr. Deldin received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, with a major in clinical psychology and a minor in biological psychology. She then completed an internship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Deldin was on the faculty of Harvard University (1995-2003) before coming to the University of Michigan in 2003.

Dr. Deldin is deputy director of the Eisenberg Family Depression Center and serves on the board of directors of the Society for Research in Psychopathology.

Her primary research program is comprised of information processing studies designed to distinguish memory, attention, and expectancy dysfunction in major depressives, dysthymics and controls. ERP, fMRI and behavioral studies provide complementary portraits of cognitive and emotional processing associated with depression.

Managing Director

Swati Bajpayee, MBMS, MHCM, Managing Director

Swati Bajpayee serves as the Managing Director of the Eisenberg Family Depression Center at Michigan Medicine, where she helps lead Center operations, strategic planning, finances, human resources, and research administration for the Center’s 150+ faculty members. Prior to her current role, Swati completed the 2-year Michigan Medicine Administrative Fellowship program then joined the Department of Internal Medicine and served as Division Administrator of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. Swati received her bachelor’s degree in Economics with University Honors from Wayne State University in Detroit. She then earned her Master of Science in Basic Medical Science at Wayne State University School of Medicine and her Master of Science in Health Care Management at Johns Hopkins University.