Stephen R. Marder, M.D. received his A.B. from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. After an internship at Denver General Hospital he completed a residency at the University of Southern California. From 1975 to 1977 he was a Clinical Associate in the Biological Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health. In 1977 he joined the staff at the Brentwood VA Medical Center and the faculty at UCLA. Dr. Marder's research has focused on the drug treatment of schizophrenia and the pharmacology of antipsychotic drugs.
The Center is led by Keith H. Nuechterlein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of the Aftercare Program, a research clinic for schizophrenic patients, UCLA Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Nuechterlein specializes in neurocognitive processes in schizophrenia, especially as they relate to both the developmental course of the disorder and to functional outcome. Dr.
Michael Foster Green, Ph.D. is a Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and is Director of the Treatment Unit of the Department of Veteran Affairs VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC). Dr. Green obtained his B.A. in psychobiology at Oberlin College, his doctorate in neuropsychology at Cornell University, and his postdoctoral training in neuropsychology at UCLA.
Yuri Rassovsky, Ph.D. has earned his undergraduate degrees in psychology and philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles, and subsequently attained a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota. He then completed post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology and neuroimaging at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, funded by the NIMH Training Grant. He is a past recipient of the International Congress for Schizophrenia Research Young Investigator Award and the Society of Biological Psychiatry Eli Lilly Travel Fellowship. Dr.
Junghee Lee, Ph.D. is an assistant research psychologist in the Green lab. She joined the Green lab as a postdoctoral fellow in 2005. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology from Seoul National University in Korea, and her Doctorate from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. The goal of her research is to better understand cognitive impairments in patients with schizophrenia and other major mental illness, their biological mechanisms, and their functional implications.
Jonathan K. Wynn, Ph.D. earned his Bachelors of Arts in Psychobiology from Occidental College, and Masters & Doctorate in cognitive psychology from the University of Southern California. After receiving his Ph.D., he subsequently studied electrophysiology and social cognition in schizophrenia during a three-year post-doctoral fellowship at UCLA. His research interests focus on electrophysiology (EEG, ERP) and psychophysiology (startle, HR) and how they relate to visual processing and social cognition in schizophrenia. Dr.
Shirley M. Glynn, Ph.D. received her doctorate in clinical/social psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1985. Dr. Glynn is a Research Psychologist at UCLA who has been conducting research on psychosocial interventions, most especially family interventions, supported employment and social skills training, to support recovery from schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses for the past twenty years.
Kenneth Subotnik, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Professor of the Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences. He is the Associate Director of the Aftercare Research Program, Principal Investigator of a study on long-acting antipsychotic medication. He received his Ph.D. from the UCLA Department of Psychology in 1990.
Elizabeth Bromley is a psychiatrist and anthropologist who has served on the faculty in the Semel Institute’s Center for Health Services and Society since 2008. Dr. Bromley earned her B.A.summa cum laude from Rice University in 1993 and received her M.D. and M.A. in the History of Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed residency and a chief residency in Adult Psychiatry at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Bromley came to UCLA as a VA/Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar in 2003. She completed her Ph.D.
Rose Cai, M.B.A. is a Senior Administrative Analyst for the UCLA Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She oversees financial and administrative resources for faculty members, their research teams and studies at the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She manages human resource-related activities, contract and grants, fund management, and oversees general office operations.