Medical Committee

To learn more about the members of The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation's Medical Committee, please click on each name.

UNITED STATES

COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY

James D. Watson, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Chancellor Emeritus, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Owen W. Lewis, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Senior Vice President for Mental Health Services, TurnAround For Children, New York, Columbia University, New York, New York

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL - MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD, Chief of Psychiatry - Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Biederman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Chief - Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Chief - Adult ADHD Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Medical Director - Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Associate Director - Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Director - NIMH Bipolar Trials Network, Professor - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Larry J. Seidman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology - Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Research - MMHC Public Psychiatry Division Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of Neuroimaging Studies - Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Director - Psychiatric Genetics Program in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas J. Spencer, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Assistant Director - Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Director - Substance Abuse Services, Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Janet Wozniak, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School, Director - Pediatric Bipolar Program, Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Randy L. Buckner, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and of Neuroscience - Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Director - Division of Psychiatric Neuroimaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

THE JOHNS HOPKINS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD, Henry Phipps Professor and Chairman - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director - The Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Karen L. Swartz, MD, Director of Clinical and Education Programs - The Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

MAYO CLINIC COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Sencan Solay Unal, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Director - Pediatric Mood Disorders Clinic, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH)

Ellen Leibenluft, MD, Chief, Unit on Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Emotion and Development Branch - Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland

NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Robert A. Kowatch, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at the Research Institute, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - CHILD STUDY CENTER

F. Xavier Castellanos, MD, Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, Director - Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience, Director of Research NYU Child Study Center, New York, New York

Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, Director - Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, NYU Child Study Center, New York, New York

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Mina K. Dulcan, MD, Osterman Professor of Child Psychiatry, Head - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS, Asher Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director - Asher Center for Research and Treatment of Depressive Disorders, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Eva E. Redei, Ph.D., Stein Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Robin Nusslock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Director - Mood Disorders Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Gunnbjorg B. Lavoll, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Mark H. Pollack, MD, Grainger Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Louis J. Kraus, MD, Section Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute Florida, Jupiter, Florida

Barbara J. Mason, Ph.D.
, Pearson Family Professor, Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders, Director - Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Co-Director - Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California

STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Kiki D. Chang, MD, Associate Professor, Director - Pediatric Bipolar Disorders Program, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

SUNY UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Stephen V. Faraone, Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry and Neuroscience & Physiology, Director - Genetics Research, Director - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York

THE CHILD MIND INSTITUTE

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, President - The Child Mind Institute; Former Director - Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research; Founder and Former Director - NYU Child Study Center, New York, New York

UCLA

Michael Strober, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director - Adolescent Mood Disorders Program and Eating Disorders Program, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, and Stewart & Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

T. Conrad Gilliam, Ph.D., Marjorie I. and Bernard A. Mitchell Professor and Dean for Research and Graduate Education, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D., Professor and Chief, Section of Genetic Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Elliot S. Gershon, MD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Andrey Rzhetsky, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Mani Pavuluri, MD, Ph.D., Berger-Colbeth Endowed Chair Professor in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Director - Pediatric Brain Research and Intervention (BRAIN) Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

James B. Potash, MD, MPH, Paul W. Penningroth Chair, Co-Director of the Mood Disorders Center, Professor and Head of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, Associate Director - Center for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

John Hogenesch, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER

David Kupfer, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Past Chairman - Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Chair - DSM-V Task Force.

Ellen Frank, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Co-Director - Pittsburgh Bipolar Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David A. Lewis, MD, Professor in Translational Neuroscience, Chair - Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Boris Birmaher, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director - Pittsburgh Bipolar Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mary L. Phillips, MD, Professor in Psychiatry, Director of Functional Neuroimaging in Emotional Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Professor of Clinical Affective Neuroscience, Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK; Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

David Axelson, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director - Pittsburgh Bipolar Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tina R. Goldstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Rasim Somer Diler, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director of Inpatient Child and Adolescent Bipolar Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry, Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey; Honorary Professor and Consultant, Xi'an Jiatong University Brain Disease Hospital, Xi'an, China

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Jair C. Soares, MDProfessor and Chairman, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School, Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

Karen Dineen Wagner, MD, Ph.D., Marie B. Gale Centennial Professor and Vice Chair, Director - Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY - CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN/DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER

David R. Rosenberg, MD, Chief of Child Psychiatry & Psychology, Professor & Miriam L. Hamburger Endowed Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

YALE UNIVERSITY - CHILD STUDY CENTER

Robert A. King, MD, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Medical Director - Tourette's/OCD Clinic, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

James F. Leckman, MD, Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Andres Martin, MD, M.P.H., Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry & Psychiatry, Child Study Center, Medical Director - Children's Psychiatric Inpatient Service, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Matthew W. State, MD, Ph.D., Harris Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and Genetics, Director - Program on Neurogenetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Joseph L. Woolston, MD, Albert J. Solnit Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

YALE UNIVERSITY

Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry, Yale University Department of Psychology, New Haven, Connecticut

BIPOLAR COLLABORATIVE NETWORK

Robert M. Post, MD, Founder - Bipolar Collaborative Network, Chevy Chase, Maryland; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, George Washington University, Washington, DC and Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania

AUSTRALIA

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Michael Berk, Ph.D., Alfred Deakin Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Director - IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment), Geelong, Australia; Professorial Research Fellow - The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Orygen Research Centre and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

CANADA

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Benjamin Goldstein, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

SPAIN

UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA

Eduard Vieta, MD, Ph.D., Professor, Director of Research - Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Director - Bipolar Disorders Program, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

 

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