Oral Histories

Schatzberg, Alan

Biographical Sketch:

Alan F. Schatzberg received his M.D. from New York University in 1968. He did his psychiatric residency at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center from 1969-1972 and was Chief Resident, Southard Clinic in 1971-1972. He was also a Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. After serving in the United States Air Force, he joined the staff at McLean Hospital and the
Faculty of Harvard Medical School in 1974. At McLean Hospital, he held a number of important positions including Service Chief, Interim Psychiatrist in Chief, Co-Director of the Affective
Disorders Program (with Dr. J. Cole) and Director of the Depression Research Facility.
In 1988, he became Clinical Director of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School but continued at McLean Hospital with his research program on the biology and treatment of depression. In 1991, Dr. Schatzberg moved to Stanford University to become the Kenneth T. Norris, Jr., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
In 2003, Dr. Alan Schatzberg was elected into the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Schatzberg, Alan
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Dates: 1-Dec
Interviewer: T.Ban



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