Expert Q&A Presentations

Schizophrenia


Presentations


Speakers

  • Rajiv Tandon, MD

    Rajiv Tandon, MD

    Rajiv Tandon, MD

    Executive Vice-Chair and Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    Rajiv Tandon, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. He is the immediate past-president of the Florida chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness, immediate past-president of the Florida Psychiatric Society, and was a member of the DSM-5 workgroup on schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. Dr Tandon’s areas of clinical and research interest are the neuropharmacology of schizophrenia, differences between typical and atypical antipsychotic agents, dimensions of schizophrenic psychopathology, neuroendocrine and polysomnographic abnormalities in schizophrenia, and the evidence-based treatment of schizophrenia and other major mental disorders. He is a member of the World Psychiatry Association Pharmacopsychiatry Section.
  • Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD

    Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD

    Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD

    Stanley Cobb Professor and Vice-Chair for Public Psychiatry

    Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD, is Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, vice-chair of public psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a senior psychiatric advisor for the Massachusetts Mental Health Center in Boston. Dr Keshavan’s research focuses on the neurobiology of psychosis, especially as it pertains to first episode psychotic disorders. He is editor-in-chief of Schizophrenia Research, and serves on the editorial board for Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Bipolar Disorders, and Asian Journal of Psychiatry. Dr Keshavan has more than 550 publications to date, including over 500 peer-reviewed papers and 4 books. He received his medical training in Mysore, India, and his psychiatric training in Bangalore, India, as well as Vienna, London, and Detroit, Michigan.