CME Outfitters Presents Peter C. Whybrow, MD with 6th Annual Chair Achievement Award

Dr. Peter C. Whybrow of UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, was awarded at CME Outfitters’ 6th Annual Chair Summit for his commitment to medical research and improving patient care

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Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) October 15, 2013

CME Outfitters (CMEO), a leading accredited provider in continuing medical education, recognized renowned neuroscience and psychiatry expert, Peter C. Whybrow, MD at the 6th Annual Chair Summit in Tampa, Florida, September 26-28, 2013. Dr. Whybrow was presented with the 6th Annual Chair Achievement Award by Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, during a reception on day two of the Chair Summit. CMEO recognizes a Chairperson each year at the annual Chair Summit meeting for their outstanding contributions to their field, dedication to education, and commitment to improving the care of patients.

“I am grateful and deeply appreciative of this recognition, and especially so given the pre-eminence of the meeting and the participants, many of whom have been my colleagues for many years,” said Dr. Whybrow.

Dr. Whybrow is Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, and the Judson Braun Distinguished Professor and Executive Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Whybrow received his training in endocrinology and psychiatry in London and North Carolina. He was a member of the scientific staff of the British Medical Research Council before joining the faculty of Dartmouth Medical School on the 1970’s where he served as Chairman of Psychiatry and later as Executive Dean. From 1984-1996 he was the Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Whybrow is an international authority on depression and manic-depressive disease and the effects of thyroid hormone on brain and human behavior. A founding member and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Psychiatrists, and the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Whybrow has lectured widely across the US and Europe, and is the recipient of many awards. He is a frequent advisor to universities, foundations, and government agencies and authored numerous scientific papers and five books, including A Mood Apart: The Thinker’s Guide to Emotion and its Disorder, which is widely acclaimed as the definitive guide to the experience and science of mood disorder written expressly for the general public. Dr. Whybrow’s most recent book is entitled "American Mania: When More is Not Enough." For more information visit http://www.peterwhybrow.com.

CME Outfitters’ Chair Summit offers in-depth and interactive learning opportunities, all led by renowned experts in the neurosciences. The meeting is a multi-day conference for practicing, community-based neurology, mental health and primary care professionals. For more information about Chair Summit, please visit http://www.chairsummit.com.

The 6th Annual Chair Summit was co-sponsored by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and CME Outfitters, LLC..

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