Philip D. Harvey, Ph. D., will present "Practical Strategies for the Treatment of Patients with Schizophrenia" during psychiatry Grand Rounds from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Learning Resources Center (LRC), 3544 Caroline Mall, Pitlyk Auditorium C.
Harvey is professor of psychiatry for the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Harvey's research focuses on cognition and aging in schizophrenia, functional disability, cognitive effects of pharmacological compounds, and cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia and other conditions.
Harvey received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Columbia College in New York City. He attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He was previously professor of psychiatry at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta prior to his move to Miami.
Harvey currently serves on several NIMH committees, including the CNTRCS and MATRICS-CT Initiatives, and also serves on the editorial board for several scientific publications. He is a grant reviewer for many organizations and has served as a reviewer for over 75 journals and publishers.
He is the recipient of many honors and awards, including membership in the 2007 "Faculty of 1000 in Medicine: Neuroscience and Schizophrenia."
Harvey is a member of many professional organizations within his field and serves as dissertation chair to many students who have gone on to attain notable positions within the field of psychology and psychiatry. He has served as author on over 750 journal articles and abstracts, 7 books, and over 40 book chapters throughout his career.