Neuropsychiatry Program

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Raquel Gur M.D., Ph. D.

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Karl and Linda Rickels Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vice Chair for Research Development, School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Director of the Neuropsychiatry Program

Member of University of Pennsylvania Psychiatry Department since 1975, Secondary appointments in Radiology and Neurology

Member, NIH National Advisory Mental Health Council (2004)

 


EDUCATION

(INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YEAR FIELD OF STUDY)
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 1968-70
  • Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, MI B.S. 1971 Psychology
  • Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, MI M.A. 1972 Psychology
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA Res Assoc 1973-74 Neuropsychology
  • Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, MI Ph.D. 1974 Clin & Develop Psych
  • University of Pennsylvania, Phila, PA Post-Doc 1974-75 Clin Psychology
  • University of Pennsylvania, Phila, PA M.D. 1980

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • 1975-1987 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1980-1984 Resident, Department of Neurology, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1984-1986 Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1984-present Director of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medcine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1984-1987 Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1987-1989 Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1989-present Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2002-present The Karl and Linda Rickels Professor of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

HOSPITAL and ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

  • 1974-1979 Faculty in Residence, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1982-present Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1984-present Directory of Neuropsychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003-present Vice Chair for Research Development, Department of Psychiatry, Univ of PA School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

HONORS

  • NIMH Method to Extend Research In Time (MERIT) Award, MH42191 (1989)
  • Member, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (1994)
  • NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award (1997)
  • William Osler Patient Oriented Research Award (1997)
  • NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award (1999)
  • Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2000)
  • American Psychiatric Association Kempf Fund Award (2001)
  • American College of Psychiatrists Stanley Dean Award in Schizophrenia (2007)
  • IRG Member, Special Reviews Committee, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Selected Publications:

Gur RE. Left hemisphere dysfunction and left hemisphere overactivation in schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1978, 87, 226-238.

Gur RE, Skolnick BE, Gur RC, Caroff S, Rieger W, Obrist WD, Younkin D, Reivich M. Brain function in psychiatric disorders: I. Regional cerebral blood flow in medicated schizophrenics. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1983, 40, 1250-1254.

Gur RE, Resnick SM, Alavi A, Gur RC, Caroff S, Dann R, Silver F, Saykin AJ, Chawluk JB, Kushner M, Reivich M. Regional brain function in schizophrenia: I. A positron emission tomography study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1987, 44, 119-125.

Gur RE, Mozley PD, Resnick SM, Shtasel DL, Kohn MI, Zimmerman RA, Herman GT, Atlas SW, Grossman RI, Erwin RJ, Gur RC. Magnetic resonance imaging in schizophrenia: I. Volumetric analysis of brain and cerebrospinal fluid. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1991, 48, 407-412.

Gur RE, Mozley PD, Shtasel DL, Cannon TD, Gallacher F, Turetsky BI, Grossman RI, Gur RC. Clinical subtypes of schizophrenia differ in brain and cerebrospinal fluid volume. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1994, 151, 343-350.

Gur RE, Mozley PD, Resnick SM, Mozley LH, Shtasel DL, Gallacher F, Arnold SE, Karp JS, Alavi A, Reivich M, Gur RC. Resting cerebral glucose metabolism and clinical features of schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1995, 52, 657-667.

Gur RE, Cowell P, Turetsky BI, Gallacher F, Cannon T, Bilker W, Gur RC. A followup MRI study of schizophrenia: Relationship of neuroanatomic changes with clinical and neurobehavioral measures. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1998, 55, 145-152.

Gur RE, Maany V, Mozley D, Swanson C, Bilker W, Gur RC. Subcortical MRI Volumes in Neuroleptic-Naive and Treated Patients With Schizophrenia. American J Psychiatry, 1998, 155, 1711-1717.

Gur RE, McGrath C, Chan RM, Schroeder L, Turner T, Turetsky BI, Kohler C, Alsop D, Maldjian J, Ragland JD, Gur RC.  An fMRI study of facial emotion processing in schizophrenia.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 2002, 159:1992-1999.

Gur RE, Kohler CG, Turetsky BI, Siegel SJ, Kanes SJ, Bilker WB, Brennan AR, Gur RC.  A sexually dimorphic ratio of orbitofrontal to amygdala volume is altered in schizophrenia.  Biological Psychiatry, 2004, 55, 512-517.

Gur RE, Kohler CG, Ragland JD, Siegel SJ, Lesko K, Bilker WB, Gur RC.  Flat affect in schizophrenia: Relation to emotion processing and neurocognitive measures. Schizophrenia Bulletin.  2006, 32, 279-287.

 

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