James Lock


Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Professional Education

  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1991) CA
  • Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1994)
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1993)
  • Fellowship: UC Davis (1993) CA
  • Internship: UCLA Medical Center (1988) CA
  • Medical Education: Morehouse School of Medicine (1987) GA
  • MS, Stanford University, Health Services Research (2000)
  • Child and Adolescent Residency, UCD Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1993)
  • Residency, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, General Psychiatry (1991)
  • MD, Morehouse/Emory School of Medicine, Medicine (1987)
  • Ph.D, Emory University, Philosophy (1981)
  • MA, Emory University, Comparative Literature (1976)
  • BA, New College, Philosophy (1975)

Honors & Awards

  • Junior Faculty Development Award, Association of Academic Psychiatrists (1998)
  • Member, Eating Disorder Research Society (1999)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1987)
  • Career Development Award, National Institutes Of Health (1998-2003)
  • Mid-Career Award, National Institutes of Health (2005-2010)
  • Price Family Award for Research Excellence, National Eating Disorder Association (2010)
  • Leadership Award in Research, The Academy of Eating Disorders (2014)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Care Unit, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital (1993 - 2002)
  • Director, Stanford Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program, Divsion of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2002 - Present)

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