Lindner Center of HOPE CEO Presents as Part of Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship


October 15, 2013, Mason, OH – Lindner Center of HOPE’s President and CEO presented Grand Rounds at the Medical University of South Carolina’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in early October as part of the Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship. Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr., MD, presented “Acute Mania: State of the Evidence”.

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine’s The Craig and Frances Lindner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Keck is a researcher in Bipolar Disorder and psychopharmacology, 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.

The Jason Pressley Visiting Professorship honors the memory of 26-year-old Jason Pressley, who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at a young age. Jason ultimately took his life in April of 2000.

His family and friends share the goal of encouraging and supporting research and training in the hopes of discovering more effective means of treating bipolar disorder.

Lindner Center of HOPE provides excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, diagnostic and short-term residential services for adults, intensive outpatient program for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults and research. The Center is enhanced by its partnership with UC Health as its clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally. Together Lindner Center of HOPE and UC Health offer a true system of mental health care in the Greater Cincinnati area and across the country. The Center is also affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

Jennifer Pierson
Lindner Center of HOPE
(513) 536 -0316