Jack Barchas

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Jack David Barchas, M.D. (born November 2, 1935)[1] is the Barklie McKee Henry Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and the Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic. He was formerly the Nancy Friend Pritzker professor in psychiatry at Stanford University and dean of research and neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine.[2]

In 2006 the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) gave him their Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Award in Mental Health.[3]


  1. ^ Kalte, Pamela M. (2003). American men & women of science: a biographical directory of today's leaders in physical, biological and related sciences (21. ed.). Thomson/Gale. p. 326. ISBN 978-0-7876-6524-1.
  2. ^ Biography Archived 2010-08-20 at the Wayback Machine at Weill Cornell Medical College, retrieved 2010-01-21.
  3. ^ Dr. Jack Barchas Receives Institute of Medicine's 2006 Sarnat Award in Mental Health: Prestigious Award Recognizes Dr. Barchas' Numerous Contributions to Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, retrieved 2010-01-21.