Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. joined the faculty of Stanford and the VA Palo Alto as a Professor of Stanford University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in 2008, following fifteen years at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her areas of expertise and research include short and long-term treatment strategies for bipolar disorder, development and implementation of treatment algorithms, biology of mood disorders and use of complementary medicine. A 1987 graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Suppes was a member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Work Group for the Practice Guidelines for Bipolar Disorder, chair for the Department of Veterans Affairs, DoD and VA Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines, a member of the Mood Disorder Workgroup and chair of the Bipolar Disorders chapter for the development of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, version 5 (DSM-5). Dr. Suppes is a Distinguished Fellow with the American Psychiatric Association, a Fellow with the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, a past associate editor for the American Journal of Psychiatry and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. In 2019, Dr. Suppes founded the Exploratory Therapeutics laboratory in order to explore the potential medical uses of psilocybin and MDMA. Additionally, Dr. Suppes was President of the International Society of Bipolar Disorders (2018-2019). She has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles.