Prof Alan Schatzberg MD

Member of Scientific Advisory Network

Director at the Stanford Mood Disorders Center and Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Alan Schatzberg MD has been the Kenneth T Norris, Jr Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine since 1991. He previously served as the President of the American College of Neuropsychology, the Society of Biological Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association (APA). From 1991- 2010, Alan served as the Chair at Stanford University School of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Behavioural Sciences. He has published over 362 publications, 98 of which are featured publications holding significance in the academic field. He is also the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Psychiatric Research. Alan has received multiple national and international awards and honours, including the Judd Marmor Award for Biopsychosocial Research and the Distinguished Service in Psychiatry Award from the American Psychiatric Association (2018), the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (2015), and the Society of Biological Psychiatry Gold Medal Award (2015). He is a member of THE Bio-X and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute. Alan earned his medical degree from Harvard University, before completing his medical training at the New York University of Medicine. He is board certified in psychiatry and holds a fellowship granted by Harvard Medical School.