Peter F. Buckley, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Peter F. Buckley became the 26th Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2011. A psychiatrist and expert in schizophrenia, Buckley is also a Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Radiology.

Buckley serves as a member of the Administrative Board of the Council of Deans (COD) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and also chairs the COD Fellowship Program. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and served on the association’s Workgroup on the Role of Psychiatry in Healthcare Reform.

Buckley’s research predominantly focuses on the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia, including current studies on the genetics of schizophrenia and on the psychopharmacology of schizophrenia. He has also conducted research on Patient and Family Centered Care and on the development of academic leadership.

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