Patrick Sullivan, M.D., FRANZCP

Ray M. Hayworth & Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Genetics, and Epidemiology; Director, Center for Psychiatric Genomics


Sullivan, Patrick 2013

Office Phone:
(919) 966-3358



B.S., University of Notre Dame
M.D., University of California, San Francisco
WPIC, Residency, University of Pittsburgh
Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists


Summary Statement:

Dr. Sullivan is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (with cross appointments in Psychiatry and Epidemiology). He is also a Foreign Adjunct Professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. His lab investigates the molecular genetics of schizophrenia, major depressive disorder (including post-partum depression), eating disorders, and autism. With funding from the Departments of Genetics and Psychiatry, he has recently launched the UNC Center for Psychiatric Genomics. Dr. Sullivan is a founder and the lead principal investigator of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, the largest consortium in the history of psychiatry. He is involved in a wide range of genomic studies of human diseases and has multiple NIH grants including a NHGRI Center of Excellence in Genomic Studies with Dr. Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena. Dr. Sullivan has published over 300 papers and chapters.

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