IRA D. GLICK, M.D.
- Professor Emeritus at Stanford University, Visiting Professor Weill Cornell Medical College, N.Y.U. and U.C. San Diego; member of the faculty at Univ. California San Francisco
Friday, November 16, 2018
Aula Magna Gavazzi – Ex Area Gavazzi – Via Bengasi 4 – VERONA
Ira D. Glick, M.D. joined the faculty of the Stanford University School of Medicine in July, 1993. He has been Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) from 1968 to 1978 and at the Cornell University Medical College from 1978 – 1993. During his tenure at Cornell, he was also Senior Science Advisor to the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (from 1988 – 1990). Dr. Glick’s research has focused on 1) the effectiveness of psychiatric hospitalization, 2) the current and future treatment of schizophrenia and mood disorders including combining medication and psychotherapy (both individual as well as family therapy) and 3) the diagnosis and treatment of athletes (Sports Psychiatry). He is the lead editor for the first text on the field of “Sports Psychiatry, ” The ISSP Manual of Sports Psychiatry” to be published by Routledge press in Jan, 2018.
A 1961 graduate of New York Medical College, Dr. Glick is a 1) Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and founding member of both the American Family Therapy Academy and the International Society of Sports Psychiatry (ISSP) and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP). Dr. Glick has been elected to membership of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) and the American College of Psychiatrists. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters, eight books as well as psychopharmacology curriculums for teachers of 1) psychiatric residents, 2) for medical students and 3) for primary care physicians.
He has received numerous awards for his research and teaching including those from the American Psychiatric Association, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the Association of Academic Psychiatry – plus the 2014 K P Soo Award from the Am Psychiatric Association - as well as an “exemplary psychiatrist” from the National Alliance for Mental Illnesses (NAMI). In 2017 he received the Dean Award from the American College of Psychiatrists for his research in Schizophrenia.