Murray B Stein MD, MPH, FRCPC is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine & Public Health, Vice Chair for Clinical Research in Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and a Staff Psychiatrist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System.
Dr. Stein graduated from the University of Manitoba and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Toronto and the NIMH in Bethesda, Maryland. He subsequently completed a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Stein’s research interests include the epidemiology, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety and trauma-related disorders including social anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and mild traumatic brain injury. He has written or co-written over 600 peer-reviewed scientific articles on these topics, including in journals such as JAMA and New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Stein is a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a past member of the APA DSM-5 Anxiety, OCD, and Trauma-Related Disorders Working Group (2009-2013), and of the FDA Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (2011-2016).
Dr. Stein is also Editor-in-Chief for the journal Depression and Anxiety, Co-Editor-in-Chief for UpToDate in Psychiatry, and Deputy Editor for the journal Biological Psychiatry.