Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Psychiatry and Psychology, Minnesota


  1. Minnesota


  1. Psychiatry and Psychology


  1. Research Fellowship National Institute of Mental Health, Biological Psychiatry Branch
  2. Resident - General Psychiatry UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine
  3. MD University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  4. Diplom - Diplome de Langue L'Alliance Francaise, Paris
  5. BA - Biology Luther College


  1. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Psychiatry

Professional Highlights

  • Vice President, Global Outreach for the International Society of Bipolar Disorder, 2008-present
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), 2008-present
  • Director, Bipolar Research Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003-2006


  • Bipolar disorder
  • Alcoholism
  • Mood disorders
  • Brain imaging
  • Clinical trials


See my publications