Ira D. Glick, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, previously Director of Inpatient Hospitalization Services and Chief of the Schizophrenia Clinic at Stanford University School of Medicine, has an extensive background in research, education, and academic medicine. He has been a professor at three prestigious medical schools (the University of California, San Francisco, Cornell, and Stanford) as well as the Senior Science Advisor to the Director of the National Institute of Health (NIMH). He was Visiting Scholar at UC San Diego, is a Visiting Fellow at Weill Cornell Medical College, and this year Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Medicine and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is internationally recognized for his broad expertise in education, research, and clinical care and as an ardent advocate for consumer organizations. As Chief of the Schizophrenia Service, he has embraced a clinical mission to provide each patient and their family with the highest quality care including cutting-edge medication, psychotherapeutic support, and family psychoeducation intervention.