General Psychiatry

Stephan Heckers, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

William P. and Henry B. Test Chair in Schizophrenia Research

1601 23rd Avenue South Room 3060, Nashville, TN, 37212
(615) 322-2665 (office)

Research Description

Dr. Stephan Heckers joined the Vanderbilt faculty as Chair of Psychiatry in 2006. He studies the neural basis of psychiatric disorders and is particularly interested in the disease mechanisms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is a member of several editorial boards and the Scientific Council of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD).

Clinical Interest

Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

Selected Publications