CHP Alumnus Cuthbert named Director of NIMH

Published: September 16th, 2015

Category: Faculty, Recent News, Students

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Bruce Cuthbert has been appointed Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health

Bruce Cuthbert has been appointed Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health

BODY: Dr. Cuthbert came to the University of Florida in 1981 as a post-doctoral fellow working in the lab that became the Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention (CSEA, http://csea.phhp.ufl.edu/), and did a clinical internship at the Malcom Randall Veteran’s Administraton in Gainesville. From 1983-1993 he continued at UF as an Assistant Research Scientist (Professor) and from 1993-1998 he was a CHP Associate Research Professor and the Associate Director of the CSEA. From 1994-1998, Cuthbert headed a major project in a multi-center NIH-funded program project. Bruce’s was later appointed a tenured Full Professor at the University of Minnesota, a position he left to pursue science policy at the National Institute of Mental Health.  Click here for a recent Cuthbert-hosted NIMH Webinar: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2014/rdoc-webinar-series-kickoff-event-with-dr-bruce-cuthbert.shtml and click here for a recent biosketch and overview of his projects: http://psychology.unl.edu/symposium/bruce-cuthbert