Dr. Gitlin is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is currently the Director of the Adult Division and Director of the Mood Disorders Clinic at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital.
He is the author of many scientific articles and book chapters as well as two editions of a solo authored psychopharmacology textbook written for nonphysician therapists entitled The Psychotherapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology published by the Free Press. He recently coauthored a book entitled Psychotropic Drugs and Women with Dr. Victoria Hendrick.
He served as Chief of Staff at the Neuropsychiatric Hospital from 1997-1999.
His recent awards include: Distinguished Educator Award in Teaching from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry in 1999, the UCLA Department of Psychiatry Outstanding Housestaff Teaching Award in 1994, the Distinguished Service Award from the Southern California Psychiatric Society in 1995 and was named Psychiatric Times Teacher of the Year in 2002. He has also won the award for the best Internal Medicine Board Review Course in the area of psychiatry from the American Board of Internal Medicine.
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