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Dr. Prakash S. Masand MD

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Global Medical Education
26 East 63rd Street
New York, New York 10065
United States

Company Description: GME provides users with access to a wide variety of resources through its professional website including, but not limited to, articles, video clips, reference...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    psychCME , Inc.
  • Moderator
    psychCME , Inc.


  • M.D.
  • medical degree
    Topiwala National Medical College at the University of Bombay
  • MD
69 Total References
Web References
Medical Experts | Global Medical Education, 18 Jan 2014 [cached]
Prakash Masand, MD Chairman and CEO Global Medical Education
"Obesity is terrible for this society ..., 13 Jan 2014 [cached]
"Obesity is terrible for this society as a whole," said Prakash Masand, M.D., psychiatrist and president of Global Medical Education, a website with research and essays written for health-care professionals.
"It costs billions to treat the health complications," Masand said.
Masand said doctors are flummoxed.
"There is a simple equation to weight loss: eat less and move more," Masand said.
If we're ever going to beat the obesity epidemic, Masand said, we have to change hearts and minds.
They come from Dr. Prakash Masand, a psychiatrist who is president of Global Medical Education, and a former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University.
Leadership | Global Medical Education, 9 Jan 2012 [cached]
Prakash Masand, M.D., is Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Global Medical Education (GME). He was also Consulting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He previously served as Director of Therapeutic Area Development, Neurosciences Medicine at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Masand was also the Founder of psychCME, Inc., a leading program for continuing medical education in the United States, which was acquired by OPTUMHealth, a division of United Health Group, in 2006.
Dr. Masand's clinical research interests include psychopharmacology, novel antipsychotics, psychiatric disorders in the medically ill, treatment-resistant depression, irritable bowel syndrome and its relationship to psychiatric illness, and the use of psychostimulants in the medically ill.
The author of more than 300 abstracts, articles, reviews, and book chapters, Dr. Masand's work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Masand serves on the editorial boards of the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Current Clinical Pharmacology, and The Open Pharmacology Journal. He is also a reviewer for several journals and a frequent speaker at national and international medical meetings.
Dr. Masand received his medical degree from the Topiwala National Medical College at the University of Bombay in India. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, and a fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. Dr. Masand was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. He was also the recipient of the Outstanding Academician of the Year Award, from the Indo American Psychiatric Association.
psychCME and CME Outfitters Aim CME at Katrina Relief Efforts, 20 Sept 2005 [cached]
The faculty were hosted in the studio by Prakash Masand, MD, Consulting Professor of Psychiatry at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC, and moderator of psychCME TV.
Professional Development Series - Rogers Center for Research and Training, 4 Jan 2014 [cached]
Prakash S. Masand, MD
Consulting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center
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