The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will host a combined Grand Rounds for both divisions from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. This program will be held in Lecture Hall 1 of Schwitalla Hall. Henry Nasrallah, M.D., will present "Metabolic Syndrome and Antipsychotic Drugs."
Nasrallah is a widely recognized neuropsychiatrist, educator and researcher. Following his psychiatric residency at the University of Rochester and neuroscience fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, he served as chair of the Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry for 12 years.
In January 2003, he joined the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine as associate dean and professor of psychiatry and neuroscience. In October 2013, he joined Saint Louis University as the Sydney W. Souers Professor and chairman of the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry.
Nasrallah's research focuses on the neurobiology and psychopharmacology of schizophrenia and related psychoses. He has published 380 scientific articles, 440 abstracts, as well as 11 books. He is editor-in-chief of two journals: Schizophrenia Research and Current Psychiatry, and is the co-founder of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS).
He is board certified in both adult and geriatric psychiatry. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and has served as president of the Cincinnati Psychiatric Society and as president of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists. He has twice received the NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award and was chosen as the USA Teacher of the Year by the Psychiatric Times. He has received more than 85 research grants and is listed in several editions of the book "Best Doctors in America."