Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Psychiatry and Psychology, Minnesota


  1. Minnesota


  1. Psychiatry and Psychology


  1. BA - Biology Luther College
  2. Diplome de Langue L'Alliance Francaise, Paris
  3. MD University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  4. Resident - General Psychiatry Neuropsychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, University of California
  5. Research Fellowship Biological Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
  6. Chief Fellow 3 West Clinical Research Unit, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health


  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 a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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