Dr. Patrick Sullivan

Pat Sullivan 2Patrick Sullivan is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He is also professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology.  He received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco in 1988, and completed his residency in psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh. He completed additional post-graduate training in Christchurch, New Zealand at the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine where he remains a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Dr. Sullivan is a Foreign Adjunct Professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. His lab investigates the molecular genetics and pharmacogenetics of schizophrenia, major depression, anorexia nervosa, autism, and smoking behavior. Dr. Sullivan is the lead PI of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium and is involved in multiple genome-wide studies of human diseases.