Richard Keefe, PhD
Dec. 14 Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Predicting Psychosis with an Aim Toward Prevention"
Duke North 2002
About This Event:
Dr. Richard Keefe is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology and Neurosciences here at Duke. He is also a member of the Faculty Network for the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences.
He received his BA from Princeton University and his PhD in clinical psychology from New York University. In addition, he completed pre-doctoral training at Yale University and post-doctoral training in sport psychology at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Keefe's research is primarily devoted to understanding cognitive dysfunction and its treatment in patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, including those at high risk for schizophrenia. He has had a leadership role for cognitive methods in several large National Institute of Mental Health studies, including the CATIE, MATRICS, TURNS, CRSTN, and TENETS projects. He has published more than 240 scientific papers and 6 books. Dr. Keefe serves on the editorial boards of Psychological Medicine, Schizophrenia Research, Schizophrenia Bulletin, Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience. He was the 2012-2014 President of the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology, and he is on the Scientific Board of the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.