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. He is an associate editor for Schizophrenia Bulletin and on the editorial boards of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Schizophrenia Research. He has authored over 230 journal articles. He has received numerous grants from NIMH, the Veterans Administration, and private foundations.
His laboratory (greenlab.npih.ucla.edu) has explored the relationship between cognitive impairments in schizophrenia and activities of daily living, as well as the neural mechanisms of cognitive and social cognitive dysfunction. Ongoing studies are evaluating social cognitive retraining and novel pharmacological interventions to improve cognitive impairment. He has written two books: Schizophrenia from a Neurocognitive Perspective: Probing the Impenetrable Darkness (1998), andSchizophrenia Revealed: From Neurons to Social Interactions (2001). Dr. Green was the Co-PI of the NIMH MATRICS Initiative, PI of the MATRICS-Psychometric and Standardization Study, and PI of the MATRICS-CT Validation of Intermediate Measures Study. He is a Fellow in the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, a member of the work group for Psychotic Disorders for the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases, and past-president of the Society for Research in Psychopathology. For further information, please visit http://greenlab.npih.ucla.edu/Overview.htm