Walter Dunn is a staff psychiatrist at the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA.  His clinical activities include treating patients with psychosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, and mood disorders.  He is the director of the Neuromodulation clinic at the VAGLAHS, and co-director of the Trauma Recovery Services clinic which treats PTSD.  In addition to his work at the VA, he serves as the psychiatrist for the UCLA Operation Mend program which provides treatment for returning veterans and their families.  His research interests include developing novel neuromodulation treatments for psychiatric illnesses.  Walter graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology and received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from UC Berkeley. He attended UC Davis School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at the UCLA Semel Institute.  After residency, he completed a two year MIRECC research fellowship before becoming a full time staff psychiatrist and faculty member.

  • Degree in molecular biology from UC Berkeley
  • Ph.D. in biochemistry from UC Berkeley