Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami School of Medicine. His research has focused on the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders and the role of mood disorders as a risk factor for major medical disorders. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in neurobiology from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. After psychiatry residency training at UNC and Duke University, he held faculty positions at Duke and at Emory University before relocating to the University of Miami in 2009. He has served as president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He has received the Kempf Fund Award for Research Development in Psychobiological Psychiatry; the Samuel Hibbs Award, Research Mentorship Award, Judd Marmor Award, and Vestermark Psychiatry Educator Award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA); and the Mood Disorders Award, Bowis Award, and Dean Award from the ACP. He is the co-editor-in-chief of the Textbook of Psychopharmacology, published by the APA. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.