Dr. Phillip Harvey
Philip D. Harvey, PhD, is Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Division of Psychology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He was formerly professor of psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Chief Psychologist at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1982. He is the author of over 800 scientific papers and abstracts and over 60 book chapters. He was recently designated by Thompson-Reuters as the being in the top 1 percent of all researchers in citations in psychiatry and psychology. He has edited six books and written four books on topics of psychological assessment, schizophrenia, and aging. He has received a number of awards, including the Inaugural Schizophrenia International Research Society Clinical Scientist Distinguished Contributions award (2012) and the 2014 John Blair Barnwell award, the highest award for clinical research across all scientific disciplines from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Dr. Harvey's research has focused for years on cognition and functioning, and he has written extensively on aging in schizophrenia, functional impairments in severe mental illness, and the cognitive effects of typical and atypical antipsychotics. He has also studied the effects of cognitive enhancing agents in various conditions, including schizophrenia, dementia, affective disorders, and traumatic brain injury. He directs an annual conference on cognition that is an official satellite of the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research and the Schizophrenia International Research Society.