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Chief, Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute USA
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
The genetics of major depression or panic disorder, studies of families at high risk for depression and other disorders. The study of the treatment of depressed parents and the effect of remission on their children. Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
Dr. Weissman is a Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the School of Public Health at Columbia University and Chief of the Department in Clinical-Genetic Epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric institute. Until 1987, she was a Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at Yale University School of Medicine and Director of the Depression Research Unit. She was a Visiting Senior Scholar (1979-1980) at the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. In 1974, she received a Ph.D. in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University. Her current research is on epidemiology, detection, treatment; and the genetics of affective and anxiety disorders. Dr. Weissman has been a consultant to many private and public agencies, including the World Health Organization, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science. She has been the author or a co-author of over 550 scientific articles and chapters, and 11 books, including Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression, Basic Books, New York, 1984, with her late husband, Gerald L. Klerman, Bruce J. Rounsaville, and Eve S. Chevron; A Comprehensive Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Basic Books, New York, 2000 with Gerald L. Klerman and John Markowitz; and Treatment of Depression: Bridging the 21st Century, API Press, 2001 and Weissman, a Clinician's Quick Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Oxford University Press, New York, NY: 2007.
|2013-present||Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry||Diane Goldman Kemper Family|
|2007-present||Chief||Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA|
|1987-present||Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry with tenure||College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University|
|1987-2007||Chief||Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA|
|1979-1980||Visiting Senior Scholar at the Institute of Medicine||National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. USA|
|1972-1987||Director||Depression Research Unit, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA|
|1967-1987||From Research Associate to Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology with tenure||Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA|
|1960-1967||Social Worker||National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, and Bethesda, Maryland, USA|
|1959-1960||Psychiatric Social Worker||Department of Psychological Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK|
|1958-1959||Psychiatric Social Worker||Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, Illinois, USA|