Alan F. Schatzberg


Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic

Professional Education

  • Medical Education: New York University - School Of Medicine (1968) NY
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1975)
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School (1972) MA
  • Residency: Massachusetts Mental Health Center (1972) MA
  • Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital (1969) NY

Honors & Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (2015)
  • Gold Medal, Society of Biological Psychiatry (2015)
  • Honoris Causa, Doctor of Medicine, Maimonedes University, Buenos Aires (2013)
  • Kraepelin Gold Medal, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (2014)
  • Anna Monika Prize, Anna Monika Foundation (2013)
  • Honoris Causa, Medical Doctor, Mediziniche Universität, Wien (2011)
  • Falcone Award, National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD) (2005)
  • Distinguished Service in Psychiatry Award, The American College of Psychiatrists (2005)
  • Elected Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (2003)
  • Research Award, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • Mood Disorders Research Award, American College of Psychiatrists (2002)
  • Edward A. Strecker, MD Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2001)
  • Klerman Award, Cornell Medical College (2001)
  • Gerald L. Klerman, MD Lifetime Research Award, National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association (NDMDA) (1998)

Administrative Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (1991 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Mood Disorders Center (2009 - Present)
  • Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (1991 - 2010)

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