Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1956; Doctor of Medicine Yale University, 1961.
Medical intern Pritzker School Medicine, Chicago, 1961—1962. Research associate National Institute Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1962—1964. Resident in psychiatry Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto, California, 1964—1967.
Director laboratory behavioral neurochemistry Department Psychiatry, Stanford Medical School, 1964—1976. Assistant professor psychiatry Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto, 1967—1971, associate professor, 1971—1976, Nancy Friend Pritzker professor psychiatry, director Nancy Pritzker Laboratory Behavioral Neurochemistry, 1976—1989, associate chair department psychiatry, 1982—1987. Professor psychiatry University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, 1990—1993, dean neuroscience and research development, 1990—1993.
Barklie McKee Henry professor, chair department psychiatry, psychiatrist-in-chief Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, since 1993, New York Presbyterian Hospital, since 1993. Past chair Stanford Psychiatry Residency Program Stanford Medical School, past chair Deanship Search committee, past chair Committee on Endowed Chairs. Founder, co-chair science advisory board, member board directors NEUREX CORP., Menlo Park, California, 1984—1990.
Executive director Pritzker Network on Depression, New York, 1996—2006. Lieutenant Commander United States Public Health Service, 1962-1964.
Member, board trustees Hatos Foundation, Los Angeles, since 1993. Member, science advisory board National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, since 1987. President & chair board directors Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation, since 2000.
Chair Pasarow Medical Research Awards Progressive, Los Angeles, since 2000. Chair, board directors Association for Research on Nervous and Mental Disorders (ARNMD), New York, since 1998. Chair, board trustees New York Academy of Medicine, since 2001.
Fellow: American Psychiatric Association (life. Past chair Council on Research, past chair Distinguished Service Awards Committee, Award for Research in Psychiatry). Member: American Medical Association (editor Archives of General Psychiatry 1994—2001), Institute Medical of National Academy of Sciences (chair IOM Board of Biobehavioral Sciences and Mental Disorders 1982-1994, past member Progressive Committee and Member Committee, past chair Psychiatry-Neurology Section, past chair for report requested by White House and Executive Branch, Sarnat Prize in Mental Health 2006), Academy Behavioral Medical Research, American Association for Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, American Society for Neurochemistry, American Psychopathological Association, American Physiological Society, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Psychosomatic Society, Society for Neuroscience, New York Psychiat Society (member Salmon Awards Committee), Vidonian Club, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Patricia Ruth Corbitt, February 9, 1957 (deceased). 1 child Isaac Doherty. Married Rosemary Anne Stevens, August 9, 1994.
Stepchildren: Carey T. Stevens, Richard N. Stevens.