Invitation to join Steven E. Hyman
- Provost of Harvard University.
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HBS Club of India - Invitation to join Steven E. Hyman - Provost of Harvard University.
Welcome to the HBS Club of India - Invitation to join Steven E. Hyman - Provost of Harvard University.
Invitation to join Steven E. Hyman - Provost of Harvard University.
Dear HBS Alumni,
You are cordially invited to join Steven E. Hyman, Provost of Harvard University and Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, the Harvard Club of India and the HBS Club of India for three dynamic events that will bring together alumni and friends from Harvard's vibrant community in India.
On April 25, Provost Hyman will travel to Mumbai for an evening reception and remarks, followed by similar events in New Delhi on April 27, and in Bangalore on April 29.
Steven E. Hyman
Provost of Harvard University
and Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School
From 1996 to 2001, Provost Steven E. Hyman served as Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the component of the US National Institutes of Health charged with generating the knowledge needed to understand and treat mental illness.
Before serving as Director of NIMH, Dr. Hyman was Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of Psychiatry Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the first faculty Director of Harvard University's Mind, Brain, and Behavior Initiative.
In the laboratory he
studied the regulation of gene expression by neurotransmitters, especially dopamine, and drugs that act on dopamine receptors.
Dr. Hyman is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
He is Editor of the Annual Review of Neuroscience and first President of the Neuroethics Society.
He received his BA from Yale College in 1974 summa cum laude, and his MA from the University of Cambridge in 1976, which he attended as a Mellon fellow studying the history and philosophy of science.
He earned his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1980 cum laude.