Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Psychiatry & Behav Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Associate Professor
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director
Baylor Psychiatry Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine


BA from Barnard College
Magna Cum Laude
MD from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
MPH from Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Internship at New-York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Residency at New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship at Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Honors & Awards

First Place Award, Implementation of an Ambulatory Alcohol Detoxification Protocol
Finalist, Reduction in Costs Associated with Heavy Users of Psychiatric Services at a Local VAMC
Commendation Award
Young Investigator Award
Aventis/Women in Psychiatry Fellowship
Ginsburg Fellow

Selected Publications

  • 12. Dawson R, Green AI, Drake RE, McGlashan TH, Schanzer B, Lavori PW.. "Developing and Testing Adaptive Treatment Strategies Using Substance-Induced Psychosis as an Example.." Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 2008;41(3)
  • 11. Caton CL, Hasin DS, Shrout PE, Drake RE, Dominguez B, First M, Samet S, Schanzer B.. "Stability of Early-Phase Primary Psychotic Disorder with Concurrent Substance Use and Substance-Induced Psychosis.." British Journal of Psychiatry. 2007(190):105-11.
  • 10. Caton CL, Hasin D, Shrout P, Drake R, Dominguez B, First M, Samet S, Schanzer B.. "Predictors of Psychosis Remission in Psychotic Disorders that Co-Occur with Substance Use." Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2006;32(4):618-25.
  • Schanzer B, First M, Dominguez B, Hasin D, Caton CL.. "Diagnosing Psychosis in the Context of Substance Use in the Emergency Room: Concordance with Longitudinal Diagnosis and Implications for the Patient." Psychiatric Services. 2006;57(10):1468-73.
  • Schanzer B, Dominguez B, Shrout P, Caton CL.. "Homelessness and Health: The Impact of the Course of Homelessness on Health Status and Healthcare Utilization.." American Journal of Public Health. 2007;97(3):464-9.
  • 7. Caton CL, Dominguez B, Schanzer B, Hasin D, Shrout P, Felix A, McQuistion H, Opler L, Hsu E.. "Risk Factors for Long-Term Homelessness: Findings from a Longitudinal Study of First-Time Homeless Single Adults.." American Journal of Public Health. 2005;95(10):1753-9.
  • 6. Caton CL, Drake RE, Hasin D, Dominguez B, Shrout P, Samet S, Schanzer B.. "Differences Between Early Phase Primary Psychotic Disorders with Concurrent Substance Use and Substance Induced Psychosis.." Archives of General Psychiatry. 2005;62:137-145.
  • 5. Morgan JA, Peacock JC, Kohmoto T, Garrido MJ, Schanzer B, Kherani AR, Vigilance DW, Cheema FH, Kaplan S, Smith CR, Oz MC, Argenziano M.. "Robotic Techniques Improve Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Atrial Septal Defect Repair." Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2004;77(4):1328-33.
  • 4. Morgan JA, John R, Weinberg AD, Remoli R, Kherani AR, Vigilance DW, Schanzer B, Bisleri G, Mancini DM, Oz MC, Edwards NM.. "Long-Term Results of Cardiac Transplantation in Patients 65 Years of Age and Older: A Comparative Analysis." Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2003;76(6):1982-7.


American Psychiatric Association
American Association of Community Psychiatrists
Legislative Committee, NY
District Branch, NYSPA
Public Psychiatry Committee, NYSPA
American Psychopathological Association