Mustafa A. Mufti, M.D., has been named interim chair of the ChristianaCare Department of Psychiatry. As interim chair, Dr. Mufti will be responsible for fostering and maintaining a vibrant, successful psychiatry department, including physician performance, quality, research and scholarly activity as well as the administration of all departmental educational, clinical and academic programming.
Dr. Mufti is a board certified general adult psychiatrist and forensic psychiatrist. Presently, he serves as the director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at ChristianaCare. Prior to this, he served as the clinical director of forensic services at Delaware Psychiatric Center. During his time as the clinical director of forensic services, he oversaw Delaware’s only maximum-security forensic psychiatric service center.
After graduating from King Edward Medical College, Dr. Mufti worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Emory University School of Medicine. As a researcher, he worked on studies related to post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans, late-life depressive disorder, depression in cardiovascular disease, and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Dr. Mufti completed his residency training at the Delaware Psychiatric Center and went on to complete a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. His work has been published in numerous journals and he has presented at conferences nationally and internationally.