Prior to his position at NIMH, Dr. Hyman was Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Psychiatry Research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He also taught neurobiology at Harvard Medical School and was the first faculty Director of Harvard University’s Interfaculty Initiative in Mind, Brain, and Behavior. In addition to his scientific writings, Dr. Hyman has authored and edited several widely used clinical texts. He serves on several review and advisory boards including the Riken Brain Sciences Institute in Japan, the Max Planck Institute in Germany, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the United States. Dr. Hyman received his BA from Yale in 1974 (summa cum laude), and his MA from the University of Cambridge in 1976, where he was a Mellon fellow studying the history and philosophy of science. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School (cum laude) in 1980. Following an internship in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a residency in psychiatry at McLean Hospital, and a clinical fellowship in neurology at MGH, he was postdoctoral fellow at Harvard in molecular biology.