Scientific Council Member
Ned Kalin, M.D.
Ned Kalin, M.D.
Hedberg Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Health, Emotions Research Institute School of Medicine and Public Health
Ned H. Kalin, M.D., is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is the Director of the HealthEmotions Research Institute and Lane Neuroimaging Laboratory. He has made significant advances in uncovering basic brain and molecular mechanisms that cause children to be vulnerable to develop anxiety and depressive disorders. He serves as the principal investigator for several ongoing NIH funded research projects and has published widely on the adaptive and maladaptive expression of emotion and anxiety. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of Psychoneuroendocrinology. In addition to his research activities, he treats patients who suffer from anxiety and depression who are refractory to standard treatment.
Dr. Kalin is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been recognized for numerous awards including, most recently, being elected to the National Academy of Medicine and becoming a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
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