Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Early Psychosis Intervention Center (EPICENTER)

Harding Hospital
1670 Upham Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Psychotic disorders
  • Clinical high risk for psychosis
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviors
  • Social cognition


BS: University of Maryland College Park
MS: Binghamton University Predoctoral Internship: VA Maryland Healthcare System
PhD: Binghamton University
Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Research Goals

The overarching goal of Dr. Wastler’s research is to identify mechanisms for suicidal thoughts and behaviors among individuals with psychotic disorders.