Michael V. Heinz is a practicing psychiatrist and researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth College. Dr. Heinz has an interest in scalable, digital technologies for assessment and treatment of mental health conditions, as well as identification of novel behavioral and physiologic biomarkers for psychiatric illness. He is completing a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Artificial Intelligence and Mental Health Lab at the Dartmouth Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, under the mentorship of Dr. Nicholas Jacobson. His present work includes the development of an A.I. driven therapist, as well as studying major depressive disorder using dense longitudnal time series data from wearable devices and mobile phones.

Aside from his work at the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, Dr. Heinz is a member of the Psychiatry Immunology and Neurology Group at Dartmouth under the direction of Dr. Juliette Madan, and is working with multiple centers on a national incidence study for pediatric mental disorders with immunologic and neurologic etiologies. Clinically, Dr. Heinz sees patients at Hanover Psychiatry, a faculty-founded private practice in Hanover NH. He has a clinical interst in mood and anxiety disorders.


  • Predictive Modeling
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Optimization and Automation in Healthcare


  • Psychiatry Adult Residency, Research Track, 2021

    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

  • M.D., 2013

    Creighton University School of Medicine

  • BSc in Mathematics, GPA 4.0, 2009

    Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences



Natural Language Processing

Web Design & Applications



Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Dartmouth College

Jul 2021 – Present Hanover, New Hampshire
Completed Adult Psychiatry Residency, Research Track

Outpatient Psychiatrist

Hanover Psychiatry (Dartmouth-Hitchcock)

Jul 2021 – Present Hanover, New Hampshire
Specialize in the treatment of adult outpatients with mood and anxiety disorders

Research Collaborator

Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence and Mental Health Lab

Jul 2019 – Jun 2021 New Hampshire
Collaborated with the Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence and Mental Health Lab under the mentorship of Dr. Nicholas Jacobson

Private Consultant


May 2019 – May 2020 Chicago (Remote)
Consulted for Artisight. Projects included development of an Algorithm for Detecting Positioning of Endoscopic Camera in Human Tissue and Algorithm for automated detection and registration of bluetooth n-angulation devices.

Psychiatry Resident (Research Track)

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Jul 2017 – Jun 2021 Lebanon, New Hampshire
Completed Adult Psychiatry Residency, Research Track



Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic @ Dartmouth Hitchcock

Development of Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic @ DH using RedCap Database

Endoscope Video Feed Algorithm

Development of laparoscopic camera algorithm for detecting whether camera is inside or outside the body

Predicting Anxiety and Depression Using Machine Learning with AI.

Predicting Psychiatric Illness from Routine Biomedical Data

Quidpro: A Collaborative Q&A Bank for Medical Education

QuidPro is a streamlined question and answer bank, designed for medical education. I built the site from the ground up, using HTML and CSS for the structure and design, and PHP and MYSQL for functionality.

The Therapy Chatbot

I’m working with a team developing a therapeutic chatbot, currently investigating the Parlai Framework, using transformers.

Recent Publications

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Using Natural Language Processing to Understand Urgency in Radiology Reports

In this study, we aim to develop an automatic pipeline to identify clinical findings in the unstructured text of radiology reports that …