Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (VA Geriatric)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Mclean Hospital (1992) MA
  • Residency: Mclean Hospital (1991) MA
  • Medical Education: Dartmouth Medical School (1987) NH
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1992)
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Neuroscience (1992)
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Psychiatry (1992)
  • M.D., Dartmouth, Medicine (1987)
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Neuroscience (1983)
  • Ph.D., UCLA, Anatomy and Physiology (1980)

Honors & Awards

  • Elected to Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) (2009)
  • Elected as a member, American College of Psychiatrists (2013)
  • Elected by peers for inclusion, Best Doctors in America® (1996-2010)
  • Councilor, Board of Councilors, International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) (2009-2011)
  • Gerald L. Klerman Senior Investigator Award, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (2008)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Bipolar Disorders (2009 - Present)
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Psychiatry (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Center for Clinical Research, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA (2013 - Present)
  • Director, Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites (NODES), VA Palo Alto (2012 - Present)
  • Director, Bipolar and Depression Research Program, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA (2008 - Present)
  • Chair for Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and VA Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines (2008 - Present)
  • Member, Sub Workgroup for Mood Disorders, American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders 5 (DSM5) (2007 - 2012)
  • Member, Workgroup for Mood Disorders, American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders 5 (DSM5) (2007 - 2012)
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association Work Group for the Practice Guidelines for Bipolar Disorder (2006 - 2009)

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