Editorial Board

Our expert editorial board consists of psychiatrists from around the world who are respected and recognized researchers and clinicians.


Editor:  S. Nassir Ghaemi  MD MPH, Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine; Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Dr Ghaemi is an expert in manic-depressive illness, and has published over 200 scientific articles, and 7 books. His complete biography, with links to his books, is available here. His clinical program website, with links to his scientific articles, is available here. He has written two blogs, one for  Psychology Today, and the other for Medscape.

Managing Editor:  Alcides Albuquerque MD, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Dr. Albuquerque has trained and practiced in internal medicine and has participated in psychiatric research.

Andrea Amerio MD, Research psychiatrist, University of Parma, Italy.

Dr. Amerio is an active researcher in anxiety and mood conditions. 

Sergio Barroilhet MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Psychosomatic Medicine UnitUniversity Psychiatric Clinic, University of Chile, Santiago. Research Instructor Adjunct of Tufts Medicine School. Clinical Researcher, Mood Disorders Program, Tufts Medical Center, Boston USA.

Dr. Barroilhet has expertise in borderline personality and bipolar illness, and is an active clinician. 

Juan Francisco Galvez Flores MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia.  Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders, University of Texas at Houston, USA. 

Dr. Galvez has engaged in clinical work and research in psychiatric illness with comorbid medical conditions, elderly patients with neurocognitive disorders, and young adults with mood disorders.

Frederick K. Goodwin MD, Professor of Psychiatry, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Dr. Goodwin is first author of the main text in the field of mood conditions, Manic-Depressive Illness.  He is widely renowned with hundreds of scientific articles, and was formerly Director of the National Institute of Mental Health in the USA. 

Yousef Al Semaan MD , FRCP (C), Consultant Psychiatrist , Department of Psychiatry, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Dr. Al Semaan is a widely recognized consultant psychiatrist in the Middle East.  He specializes in mood and psychotic illnesses and has an active practice in the Arabian Gulf and Saudi Arabia.

Anthony Joseph MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Dr. Joseph is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. He specializes in the neurology and psychopharmacology of behavior disturbance, violence and cognitive rehabilitation.

Sivan Mauer MD, Research psychiatrist, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston. Private Practice, Curitiba, Brazil. 

Dr. Mauer is an active researcher and clinician in mood conditions and dementias. 

Gabriele Sani MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rome, Italy.

Dr. Sani has expertise in mood conditions and conducts extensive research and clinical practice in that field. 

Antonio Vela-Bueno MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Vela-Bueno is widely recognized internationally as an expert in sleep disorders, and has published hundreds of scientific articles. He also is on the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Derick Vergne MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA.

Dr. Vergne is an active clinician and researcher in substance abuse and in neuropsychiatry.

Paul Vohringer MD, MSc, MPH, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Chile, Santiago. Research Assistant professor of psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Vohringer has expertise in mood conditions and is a prominent researcher and clinician. He is director of the International Mood Network, a consortium of researchers.

Editorial Board, 2016

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