Medical Director, Integrated Behavioral Health, Cooley Dickinson Health Care
Department + Services
Training + Education
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Psychiatry Residency Hospital: Mass General Hospital
Psychiatry Chief Residency Hospital: Brigham and Women's Hospital
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
Halperin earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed post-doctoral training at Mt. Auburn Hospital, intern in medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital, resident in psychiatry; and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, chief resident in psychiatry. He was the director of the behavioral health service integrated with the Mass General Cardiac Rehab program from 1986-1990.
He directed the behavioral medicine service at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and taught at Tufts Medical School from 1990-1994. From 1994-1998, Halperin directed the behavioral medicine service at Falmouth Hospital and started behavioral programs for the cardiac rehab program and oncology service.
In 1998, he was recruited to Stony Brook Medical School in NY to develop first required medical student course in the nation, Psychiatry in Medicine, that taught integrating psychiatry into general medical settings. He also served as director of medical student education in Psychiatry and director of behavioral medicine at Stony Brook, and was an associate professor of Psychiatry there until 2010.
From 2010 to March 2015, Halperin was the chairman and medical director of the department of psychiatry at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield. He has been associate professor of psychiatry at Tufts Medical School since 2010.