Dr. Osman Ali completed residency training in general psychiatry at Weill Cornell's Payne Whitney Clinic in Manhattan and public psychiatry training at Columbia.  He served as a Medical Director at Bellevue Hospital/NYU and is currently the Academic Medical Director for the Center for Education & Research, a collaborative project between Metrocare Services and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.


Undergraduate Cornell University (1994)
Medical School University of Toledo (1999), Medicine


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Traditional Mental Health Coping and Help-Seeking
Ali O, Aboul-Fotouh F. 2012
Mental Illness Recognition and Referral Practices Among Imams in the United States
Osman M. Ali, M.D., Glen Milstein, Ph.D. Journal of Muslim Mental Health 2012 6 2
Addressing Mental Health Issues Among American Muslims in the Military
Ali O, Abu-ras W, Ansari B, Hamid H, Haque S, Mahmood O, Muhammad A, Naeem H, Nadir, A. 2010 Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow
    American Psychiatric Association (2012)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Public Psychiatry Co-Chair (2009)
  • President (2007-2008)
  • Co-founder (2004)
  • Member (2004)
  • Member (1995)