Andrew Novick, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Other CI Services

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Medical School:
  • MD, Sanford School of Medicine The University of South Dakota (2015)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of South Dakota, The (2015)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PA) (2008)
Residency:
  • Brown University (Butler Hospital) Program, Psychiatry (2019)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services

Recognition & Awards

  • Martin B. Keller Award for Most Outstanding Graduating Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University (2019)
  • NNCI Scholar, National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (2018)
  • Outstanding Resident Award Program, National Institute of Mental Health (2017)

Research Interests

I research the effects of early life stress and hormones on brain function. Specifically, how do early life experiences influence the biology of reward and executive function?

Publications

  • Miller CWT, Ross DA, Novick AM. "Not Dead Yet!" - Confronting the Legacy of Dualism in Modern Psychiatry. Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Apr 1;87(7):e15-e17. PubMed PMID: 32164918
  • Batt MM, Duffy KA, Novick AM, Metcalf CA, Epperson CN. Is Postpartum Depression Different From Depression Occurring Outside of the Perinatal Period? A Review of the Evidence. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2020 Apr;18(2):106-119. PubMed PMID: 33162848
  • Batt MM, Duffy KA, Novick AM, Metcalf CA, Epperson CN. Is Postpartum Depression Different From Depression Occurring Outside of the Perinatal Period? A Review of the Evidence. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2020 Apr;18(2):106-119. PubMed PMID: 33162848
  • Novick AM, Scott AT, Neill Epperson C, Schneck CD. Neuropsychiatric effects of tamoxifen: Challenges and opportunities. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2020 Oct;59:100869. PubMed PMID: 32822707
  • Miller CWT, Ross DA, Novick AM. "Not Dead Yet!" - Confronting the Legacy of Dualism in Modern Psychiatry. Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Apr 1;87(7):e15-e17. PubMed PMID: 32164918
  • Novick AM and Ross DA. Dualism and the 'difficult patient': why integrating neuroscience matters. British Journal of Psychiatry Advances. 2020 Nov; 26(6):327-30.
  • Novick AM, Ross DA. The Parable of Panic: Suffocation, Social Attachment, and the Critical Role of an Integrative, Biopsychosocial Formulation. Biol Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 1;85(3):e5-e6. PubMed PMID: 30621859
  • Novick AM, Levandowski ML, Laumann LE, Philip NS, Price LH, Tyrka AR. The effects of early life stress on reward processing. J Psychiatr Res. 2018 Jun;101:80-103. PubMed PMID: 29567510
  • Novick AM, Ross DA. Changing the Way We Think About (and With) Antidepressants. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 15;84(4):e27-e28. PubMed PMID: 30071948
  • Parade SH, Novick AM, Parent J, Seifer R, Klaver SJ, Marsit CJ, Gobin AP, Yang BZ, Tyrka AR. Stress exposure and psychopathology alter methylation of the serotonin receptor 2A (HTR2A) gene in preschoolers. Dev Psychopathol. 2017 Dec;29(5):1619-1626. PubMed PMID: 29162169
  • Novick AM, Mears M, Forster GL, Lei Y, Tejani-Butt SM, Watt MJ. Adolescent social defeat alters N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor expression and impairs fear learning in adulthood. Behav Brain Res. 2016 May 1;304:51-9. PubMed PMID: 26876136
  • Novick AM, Forster GL, Hassell JE, Davies DR, Scholl JL, Renner KJ, Watt MJ. Increased dopamine transporter function as a mechanism for dopamine hypoactivity in the adult infralimbic medial prefrontal cortex following adolescent social stress. Neuropharmacology. 2015 Oct;97:194-200. PubMed PMID: 26056032
  • Watt MJ, Roberts CL, Scholl JL, Meyer DL, Miiller LC, Barr JL, Novick AM, Renner KJ, Forster GL. Decreased prefrontal cortex dopamine activity following adolescent social defeat in male rats: role of dopamine D2 receptors. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Apr;231(8):1627-36. PubMed PMID: 24271009
  • Burke AR, Forster GL, Novick AM, Roberts CL, Watt MJ. Effects of adolescent social defeat on adult amphetamine-induced locomotion and corticoaccumbal dopamine release in male rats. Neuropharmacology. 2013 Apr;67:359-69. PubMed PMID: 23220295
  • Novick AM. Antidepressant psychopharmacology and the social brain. Psychiatry. 2011 Spring;74(1):72-86. PubMed PMID: 21463172
  • Novick AM, Forster GL, Tejani-Butt SM, Watt MJ. Adolescent social defeat alters markers of adult dopaminergic function. Brain Res Bull. 2011 Aug 10;86(1-2):123-8. PubMed PMID: 21741457
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl
Fitzsimons Bldg, 2nd Floor, West Wing
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-1000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification (2019)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Women's Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Transgender Health
Clinical Interests
My main clinical focus is on women's behavioral health. This includes treatment of women both during pregnancy and directly following delivery, as well as during the menopausal transition. I enjoy providing integrative treatment that takes into account an individual's hormonal status, past experiences, and current challenges.

Care Philosophy
I believe in providing care that: 1) Is tailored to the unique experiences and biology of the individual; 2) Is grounded in scientific evidence; 3) Promotes healthy individual development throughout the lifespan.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Sanford School of Medicine The University of South Dakota (2015)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of South Dakota, The (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PA) (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • Brown University (Butler Hospital) Program, Psychiatry (2019)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services
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