Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, is the Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, New York State Psychiatric Institute; and Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Columbia University Medical Center of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His work has advanced our knowledge of the natural history, pathophysiology and treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. This research has fundamentally contributed to our current standards of care, the development of novel therapeutic drugs and the clinical care model for the early detection and prevention of schizophrenia.
Dr. Lieberman has authored more than 550 papers and articles published in the scientific literature and written and/or edited 16 books on mental illness and psychiatry. He is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research from NARSAD/Brain and Behavior Foundation, the Adolph Meyer and Research Awards from the American Psychiatric Association, the Research Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the Neuroscience Award from the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He is a member of numerous scientific organizations and in 2000 was elected to the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine.
Dr. Lieberman is immediate past president of the American Psychiatric Association.
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