Meet the Scientist - October 2014

Meet the Scientist Webinar SeriesPlease join us by phone or on the web for our Meet the Scientist Webinar Series! Hear leading mental health researchers present the latest in new technologies, diagnostic tools, early intervention strategies and next-generation therapies for mental illness.

 

Webinar Details:

Topic: “Is Bipolar Disorder an Energy Disorder? Evidence and Novel Treatments”
When: Tuesday, October 14, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern

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Speaker:

Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Associate Director of the Depression Clinical and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Dr. Nierenberg’s primary research interests are treatment-resistant depression, bipolar depression, and the longitudinal course of mood disorders. He also maintains an active clinical practice and conducts clinical trials. He has been listed among the Best Doctors in North America for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders continuously since 1994.

Dr. Nierenberg attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University followed by a residency in psychiatry at New York University/Bellevue Hospital and then became a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University. In 1992, he joined the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital. He lectures nationally and internationally and teaches and supervises both clinicians and researchers.

 

Moderator:

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Acting President and CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research FoundationJeffrey Borenstein, M.D., joined the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2012 as Chief Medical Officer and was appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2013. Dr. Borenstein has more than two decades of experience in health and non-profit leadership. He is former CEO/Medical Director of Holliswood Hospital, where he served from 1996 to 2012. He is a board-certified psychiatrist and the Host of the award-winning series, “Healthy Minds,” which is broadcast on public television stations across the United States. He is Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association.

An active contributor to the psychiatric field  for more than three decades, Dr. Borenstein currently chairs the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association, the Mental Health Services Council of NY State, and the Section on Psychiatry, NY Academy of Medicine, where he is a Fellow. Among the many honors to his credit are the National Alliance on Mental Illness of NY State Connie Lieber Award, the American Psychiatric Association Special Presidential Commendation and the Federation of Organizations Community Mental Health Man of the Year Award. 

Dr. Borenstein is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Medicine.

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