Coyle named American College of Neuropsychopharmacology President

July 20, 2000 -- Belmont, MA -- Joseph T. Coyle, MD, director of the Harvard Medical School Consolidated Department of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, has been elected president of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the leading honorific society for psychiatric researchers. A member of the McLean attending staff, Coyle is chairman of the board of neuroscience and behavioral health at the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine.

A graduate of Holy Cross College, Coyle received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

In 1991, he was named the Eben S. Draper Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, where he continues to teach today. In addition to his teaching appointment, Coyle conducts research in developmental neurobiology, mechanisms of neuronal vulnerability and psychopharmacology at his laboratory at McLean.