Nicole Charder, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. She is an attending psychiatrist at New York State Office of Mental Health.  In this role she provides mental health care to inmate-patients incercerated in prisons in New York State.  She also performs risk assessment evaluations and civil commitment evaluations.

Dr. Charder received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Stony Brook University. During her undergraduate studies Dr. Charder worked as a mental health counselor in groups homes at YAI in Long Island, New York.  After completing her undergraduate studies she continued to work at YAI as an assistant psychologist.  This work confirmed her passion for caring for those with intellectual disabilities and mental illness.

During her residency training at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, she trained at Westchester Medical Center, St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.  As part of her training during her fellowship in forensic psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University she trained at Auburn Correctional Facility, Onondaga County Justice Center, The WIlliam George Agency for Youth and Young Adults, Hillbrook Juvenile Detention Center, and Central New York Psychiatric Center.

Curriculum vitae and list of testimony available upon request. 

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