Nancy C. Andreasen

Nancy C. Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., is the Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry and the Director of the Neuroimaging Research Center at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She began her career as a professor of Renaissance literature, in which she earned her Ph.D. She has been editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Psychiatry since 1994, and is the author of two previous best-sellers, The Broken Brain, and Brave New Brain. In 2000, President Clinton awarded her the National Medal of Science.