Lindner Center of HOPE, President and CEO
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, The Craig and Frances Lindner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Keck, a researcher in Bipolar Disorder and psychopharmacology, is the author of over 525 scientific papers in leading medical journals and was the 7th most cited scientist in the world published in the fields of psychiatry and psychology over the past decade. He has also contributed over 170 reviews and chapters to major psychiatric textbooks.

As president and CEO of Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Keck provides leadership and direction for the overall operation of the Center, directing and coordinating the development of short and long range objectives.

Dr. Keck is the editor or author of 6 scientific books and serves on the editorial boards of 7 journals. He also served on the American Psychiatric Association’s Workgroup to Develop Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Patients with Bipolar Disorders and on the APA Institute for Research and Education.

Dr. Keck is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Gerald Klerman Young Investigator Award from the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association (NDMDA); the Gerald Klerman Senior Investigator Award from the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA); the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI); the Philip Isenberg Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School; the Nancy C A Roeske Certificate for medical student education from the American Psychiatric Association; Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; the Wyeth-Ayerst AADPRT Mentorship Award; two Communicator Awards for Continuing Medical Education; the Outstanding Physician Partner Award of the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine; and two Golden Apple Teaching Awards from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is listed as one of the Best Doctors in Cincinnati by Cincinnati Magazine; since 1999, as one of The Best Doctors in America, a directory of the top one percent of physicians in the United States as rated by their peers; as one of the nation’s Best Mental Health Experts by Good Housekeeping Magazine; and as one of America’s Top Psychiatrists by the Consumer Research Council.

Major Research Interests:

  • Novel psychopharmacologic agents in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders
  • Phenomenology, epidemiology, biological abnormalities and treatment of bipolar disorders.
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome and related side effects of antipsychotic agents.

Presentation Topics:

  • Mental Health in general
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology


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