We are delighted to welcome Richard Keefe, PhD from Duke University for our next Distinguished Scientist Lecture on April 21, 2023.
Dr. Keefe is Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. His research interests focus on increasing our understanding cognitive dysfunction and its treatment in patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, including those at high risk for developing schizophrenia. He received his BA from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University. Dr. Keefe’s research is primarily devoted to understanding cognitive dysfunction and its treatment in patients with psychiatric and neurological conditions. He has had a leadership role for cognitive methods in several large National Institute of Mental Health studies, including the CATIE, MATRICS, TURNS, CRSTN and TENETS projects, and over 100 industry trials. He has published more than 300 scientific papers and two books. Dr. Keefe is on the editorial boards of Psychological Medicine, Schizophrenia Research, and Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, and served on the Scientific Board of the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation He was the 2012-2014 President of the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology and is the co-Founder and former CEO of WCG VeraSci.
Lectures will be offered as a hybrid event. Join us in person in the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Auditorium (masking is required) or remotely via Zoom. The Zoom link will be posted to this page in the near future.
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