Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

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Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

Matthew P. Nemeroff Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences
Director, Institute of Early Life Adversity Research
Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Charles B. Nemeroff is currently the Matthew P. Nemeroff Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director, Institute for Early Life Adversity Research and Co-Director of the Center for Psychedelic Research and Therapy at the University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas. Previously, Dr. Nemeroff was the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.  His research has focused on the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders with a focus on the long term consequences of child abuse and neglect and how these changes increase vulnerability for psychiatric and medical disorders in adulthood. He has published more than 1100 research reports and reviews, and 17 books.  He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Medicine(USA). In 2023 Dr. Nemeroff was ranked #238 in the world ranking and #159 in United States by, a leading academic platform for researchers.

Dr. Nemeroff has been an ADAA member since 1999, was ADAA President from 2021-2023 and was ADAA Chief Medical Officer from 2019 to 2021. During Dr. Nemeroff's tenure as President, he launched ADAA’s first fully owned scientific journal published by Elsevier, The Journal of Mood & Anxiety DisordersTM Dr. Nemeroff also spearheaded an important project with ADAA member Dr. Edward Craighead to convene leading ADAA experts to collaboratively write a book explaining mood disorders to the public. The book will be published by the American Psychiatric Association in mid-2024. 

"ADAA is a wonderful organization dedicated to the improvement of treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. I have had the privilege of being a part of ADAA for many years and having the honor to serve as president has been a highlight of my career. The collegiality of practitioners and scientists dedicated to the improvement of patient care for these devastating disorders combined with the adherence to evidence-based research and treatment makes ADAA a wonderful environment for clinicians and investigators."