Sally Satel, MD, AEI
Tim Murphy, US House of Representatives (R-PA)
Sally Satel, MD, AEI
Patrick J. Kennedy, Former Congressman (D-RI)
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, American Psychiatric Association
E. Fuller Torrey, MD, Stanley Medical Research Institute
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, is the Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and chairman of psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and is director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He also holds the Lieber Chair for Schizophrenia Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University and serves as psychiatrist-in-chief at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. Previously he was vice chairman for research and scientific affairs in the Department of Psychiatry and director of the Neuroscience Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He has served as principal investigator of the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness and currently serves as principal investigator on the newly awarded National Institute of Mental Health contract Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenic Episode. His work focuses on the natural history and pathophysiology of schizophrenia and the pharmacology and clinical effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs. Dr. Lieberman has authored more than 450 articles and has edited or coedited 12 books. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is currently vice president of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum and chairs the Council on Research and Quality Care for the American Psychiatric Association.
Sally Satel is a resident scholar at AEI and the staff psychiatrist at Partners in Drug Abuse and Rehabilitation Counseling. Dr. Satel was an assistant professor of psychiatry at Yale University from 1988 to 1993. From 1993 to 1994, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow with the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee. She has written widely in academic journals on topics in psychiatry and medicine, and has published articles on cultural aspects of medicine and science in numerous magazines and journals. Her essays have appeared in the 2003 and 2008 editions of “Best American Science Writing.” She has testified before Congress on veterans’ mental health and disability, federal funding for mental health, and substance abuse. Dr. Satel is author of “Drug Treatment: The Case for Coercion” (AEI Press, 1999) and “PC, M.D.: How Political Correctness Is Corrupting Medicine” (Basic Books, 2001). She is the coauthor of “One Nation under Therapy” (St. Martin's Press, 2005) and “The Health Disparity Myth” (AEI Press, 2006), and editor of “When Altruism Isn’t Enough: The Case for Compensating Organ Donors” (AEI Press, 2009). She most recently coauthored “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience” (Basic Books, 2013).