Dan J. Stein, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town;
Director, South African Medical Research Council’s Unit on Risk & Resilience in Mental Disorders, South Africa
Dan J. Stein is Professor and Chair of the Dept of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town and Director of the South African Medical Research Council’s Unit on Risk & Resilience in Mental Disorders. His work has long focused on anxiety and related disorders, including obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions and posttraumatic stress disorder. His research had led to a broad range of publications, spanning from basic neuroscience, through clinical research, and on to public mental health. He is enthusiastic about clinical practice and scientific research that integrates concepts and data across these different levels, including in the context of low and middle-income countries. He has a strong track record of leadership in psychiatric organizations, and of mentorship of students and faculty. He is a recipient of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum’s Max Hamilton Award for his contributions to psychopharmacology, and of its Ethics in Psychopharmacology Award.