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J. Raymond DePaulo

DepauloRaymondJ. RAYMOND DE PAULO, Med 1972, the Henry Phipps Professor of Psychiatry and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is one of the world’s foremost investigators into the genetic bases of affective disorders, such as manic depressive and depressive disorders. A member of the faculty since 1977 and founding director of Hopkins’ Affective Disorders Clinic, he is the author of two books and more than 90 scientific articles and six educational videos on depressive illness. Dr. DePaulo’s ongoing research includes genetic studies of bipolar disorder and unipolar disorder, and combined brain imaging and genetic studies of bipolar families. In addition to his numerous awards for research in depression and bipolar disorder, he was invited to address the World Economic Forum in 2000 and again in 2001 about the burden of psychiatric disease on national and global economies.