Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. and Columbia University

  • NY

About Us

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc (RFMH) is a private, not-for-profit membership corporation organized in 1952, for the purpose of assisting and enhancing the research and training objectives of the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene and its component agencies; the Office of Mental Health, the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

The Foundation manages grant and contract funds exceeding sixty million dollars annually. Its member scientists have been involved in hundreds of pioneering studies in the basic and clinical sciences, many of which have led to major breakthroughs in the care and treatment of mentally disabled persons. For their efforts, our member scientists have received numerous awards and honors, placing them and their work at the forefront of science throughout the world.