December 6, 2017

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Meet the Speaker: Steven E. Hyman

#IPEA 11 Clues From Genomics: Towards New Approaches to Prevention

Steven Hyman

Steven E. Hyman, M.D.
Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology,
Broad Institute,
former NIH Director

Steven E. Hyman, M.D. is Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and a Core Faculty member at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. From 2001 to 2011, he served as Provost of Harvard University, the University’s chief academic officer. As Provost he had a special focus on developing collaborative initiatives in the sciences and engineering spanning multiple disciplines and institutions. From 1996 to 2001, he served as director of the US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Hyman is member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) where he serves on the Council. He also serves on the Governing Board of the National Research Council (NRC), and chairs the National Academies’ Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders. He has served as Editor of the Annual Review of Neuroscience (2002-2016), President (2014-2015) of the Society for Neuroscience, and was founding President of the International Neuroethics Society (2008-2013). He is President elect of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain initiatives.
Hyman received his B.A. summa cum laude from Yale College, an M.A. from the University of Cambridge, which he attended as a Mellon fellow, and an M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School.

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