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Philip D. Harvey, PhD

Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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 and a VA Senior Health Scientist. Dr. Harvey was formerly professor of Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.  He is the author of over 1,000 scientific papers and abstracts and he has written over 60 book chapters.  Dr. Harvey is a widely-cited author who was repeatedly designated by Thompson-Reuters as the being in the top 1% of all researchers in citations in mental health each year since 2010. He has edited 6 books and written 4 books on topics of psychological assessment, schizophrenia, and aging.  Dr. Harvey has received a number of awards, including the Inaugural Schizophrenia International Research Society Clinical Scientist Distinguished Contributions award (2012), the 2014 Alexander Gralnick Schizophrenia Research award from the American Psychiatric Foundation, and the 2014 John Blair Barnwell award, the highest award for Clinical Research across all scientific disciplines from the US 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, negative symptoms in schizophrenia, functional impairments in severe mental illness, the cognitive effects of typical and atypical antipsychotics, as well as studying the effects of cognitive enhancing agents and cognitive training in various conditions, including schizophrenia, dementia, affective disorders, and traumatic brain injury.