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Hosting the visit of Prof Kenneth Kendler on the occasion of his appointment as Visiting Professor at the Center of Public Health
Dr. Kendler received his medical degree at Stanford School of Medicine and trained in Psychiatry at Yale University. His research and teaching home since 1983 has been Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he currently serves as Director of VCU’s Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics. He is also the Rachel Brown Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Human Genetics and Director of the Psychiatric Genetics Program at VCU and co-Director of the VCU Alcohol Research Center.
Dr. Kendler is one of the most often cited psychiatry researchers. He has published more than 640 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Kendler serves as the editor of Psychological Medicine, a leading international journal. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics Lifetime Achievement Award and the World Psychiatric Association’s Jean Delay Prize, which honors psychiatrists who have made a major contribution to the discipline.