Dr. John Matthews is the Director of Inpatient Research and Training at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.
He received his M.Sc. from the University of Michigan, and his M.D. from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California.
residency training at the University of Michigan Medical Center
, where he
was the overall chief resident from 1979-1980.
He then went on to become a research fellow at the same university and a visiting fellow at Duke University's Medical Center.
Prior to accepting a position at Massachusetts General Hospital's inpatient psychiatry department in 1994, he was the associate medical director and the Director of the Mood Disorders Program at Pembroke Hospital.
has received numerous awards for excellence in patient care, including the MGH
"Excellence in Action" award.
Dr. Matthews is a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and is especially interested in medical/psychiatric problems, mood disorders, addictions psychiatry, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
He is a well-respected speaker and researcher, and is the author or co-author of numerous original articles, reviews, book chapters and editorials.
current research projects include cognitive deficits in patients with depression, treatments for bipolar disorder, treatments for psychotic depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and metabolic syndrome.
career reflects excellence in leadership, research, patient care, and resident training.