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Herbert Y. Meltzer, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Physiology and Director of the Translational Neuropharmacology Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He is also Director of the Schizophrenia Program of Centerstone Mental Health System in Nashville, and chair of the Young Investigator Grant Review Committee for NARSAD. He is chairman of the International Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project (www.IPAP.org). Dr. Meltzer received his BA from Cornell University, an MA in Chemi...[Read full text]Herbert Y. Meltzer, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Physiology and Director of the Translational Neuropharmacology Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He is also Director of the Schizophrenia Program of Centerstone Mental Health System in Nashville, and chair of the Young Investigator Grant Review Committee for NARSAD. He is chairman of the International Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project (www.IPAP.org). Dr. Meltzer received his BA from Cornell University, an MA in Chemistry from Harvard, and his MD from Yale University.

Dr. Meltzer has been President of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) and the Collegium International Neuro-psychopharmacologicum (CINP). He served as editor of Psychopharmacology: The Third Generation of Progress and co-editor of the ACNP journal, Neuropsychopharmacology, and is a member of the editorial board of numerous scientific journals. Dr. Meltzer is the recipient of the Efron and Paul Hoch Awards of the ACNP, the Noyes Prize of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Edward J. Sachar Award from Columbia University, the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research from NARSAD, the Stanley Dean Award for Research in Schizophrenia of the American College of Psychiatry, the Gold Medal Award of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research of Vanderbilt University (2004), the Research Prize of the American Psychiatric Association (2005), the Grant Liddle Award for Clinical Research from Vanderbilt University (2008) and the Lifetime Achievement Award, Winter Conference on Psychosis (2011). .His research interests include: basic and clinical psychopharmacology, pharmacogenomics, and prevention of suicide.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Yale University (1963)
  • Internship: Saint Luke's Hospital, Medicine (1964)
  • Residency: Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Psychiatry (1966)

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