Helen Mayberg

Helen S. Mayberg, M.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Dorothy Fuqua Chair in Psychiatry Imaging and Therapeutics in the School of Medicine.  She heads an active research program studying brain mechanisms mediating depression pathogenesis and antidepressant treatment response using neuroimaging and pioneered the development of deep brain stimulation for treatment resistant depressed patients.  Dr. Mayberg is a Board Certified Neurologist, trained at Columbia's Neurological Institute in New York, with fellowship training in nuclear medicine at Johns Hopkins. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the Dana Alliance and the NARSAD Scientific Advisory Board;  is active in the Society for Neuroscience, Society of Biological Psychiatry, American Neurological Association, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, and serves on the editorial boards of Human Brain Mapping (associate editor), Biological Psychiatry, Neuroimage, Brain Stimulation, Neuroinformatics, and Brain Structure and Function.