Michael Strober, PhD

Michael Strober

Title: Resnick Endowed Chair in Eating Disorders, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eating Disorders Program Director
Company: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCLA
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Michael Strober, PhD, Resnick Endowed Chair in Eating Disorders, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Eating Disorders Program Director at UCLA, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in behavioral sciences.

Driven by his deep understanding of the debilitating psychological cause-and-effect of eating disorders, Dr. Strober has dedicated his career to helping others in need through an expertise in psychiatry. His multiple roles with UCLA take form in both academic and clinical capacities. As a professor, he is able to make a wide impact on the lives of students who will develop into psychiatrists and help men and women facing eating disorders. In the clinical sense, Dr. Strober works as a consultant for the college’s Youth Mood Disorders Treatment and Research Program, where he is able to directly impact patients. Considered an expert in his field, Dr. Strober is one of only two clinical psychologists asked to join the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology as a founding fellow. His experience has also led him in being recognized by the Academy for Eating Disorder of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Strober is a certified clinical psychologist in the state of California who holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. In his career, he has held a number of prominent roles. He served as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health, where he performed research on eating disorders and pediatric bipolar illness. In addition, he has authored 250 scientific papers, articles and book chapters. In recognition of his professional excellence, he was the recipient of an Award for Excellence in Research, a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Clinginsteen 3rd Generation Award for Best Paper on Depression and Suicide, which was published by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. As he looks to the future, Dr. Strober intends to continue in his professional growth at UCLA.

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