Mood Disorders

Psychopharmacology

The Great Debate in Contemporary Psychiatry: The Use of Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression

Friday, October 26
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Tangerine WF2

This debate features internationally recognized clinicians, researchers, and experts in the field of mood disorders. Dr. Ghaemi and Dr. Goldberg will debate the issue of using antidepressants in bipolar depression. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote on the “winning” argument.

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Director, Translational Medicine- Neuroscience
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical ResearchNovartis Institutes for Biomedical ResearchNovartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Tufts University School of Medicine
Cambridge, Massachusetts

S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, is Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University in Boston, and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He is a psychiatric researcher with expertise in depression and bipolar disorder, and training in philosophy and public health. He is the author of A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness¸ a New York Times Best Seller (Penguin Group, 2011), among multiple other academic books. He has also published over 200 scientific articles or book chapters and serves on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is founding editor of The Psychiatry Letter, a monthly newsletter for mental health clinicians.

Dr. Ghaemi’s education includes a Bachelor’s degree in history (George Mason University, 1986), a medical degree (Medical College of Virginia, 1990), medical internship and psychiatry residency at Harvard hospitals in Boston (1990-1995), and Master’s degrees in philosophy (Tufts, 2001) and public health (Harvard, 2004).

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Joseph F. Goldberg, MD

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New Rochelle, NY

Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He attended college at the University of Chicago, graduate school in neuroscience at the University of Illinois, and medical school at Northwestern University. He completed his residency and chief residency in psychiatry, and fellowship in psychopharmacology, at the Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he later served on the faculty and was site Principal Investigator at Weill-Cornell Medical Center for the NIMH STEP-BD program. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed papers on topics related mainly to the treatment and clinical features of bipolar disorder, as well as four books on bipolar disorder and psychopharmacology. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and is on the editorial boards for a number of peer-reviewed journals. His research has been awarded funding from NARSAD, NIMH, the Stanley Foundation, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Dr. Goldberg is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has been listed for many years in Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors."

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