Lindner Center of HOPE Doctors Recognized With UC Faculty Service Award

UC Award Photo - Keck, McElroy
Dr. Susan L. McElroy, Dr. Thomas Boat and Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr


Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr., President and CEO and Dr. Susan McElroy, Chief Research Officer Honored for 20 Years of Faculty Service

December 13, 2011 Mason, OH – The University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Office of Faculty Affairs honors faculty members who have dedicated 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 continuous years of service. This year, at the Faculty Service Recognition Awards event held December 8, 2011, Dr. Thomas Boat recognized Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr. and Dr. Susan L. McElroy as faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience for the past 20 years. Dr. Boat is Dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Vice President for Health Affairs.

Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr. is an internationally recognized researcher in Bipolar Disorder and psychopharmacology, is the author of over 500 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. As President and CEO of Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Keck provides leadership and direction for the overall operation of the Center. Dr. Keck is the editor or author of 6 scientific books, serves on the American Psychiatric Association’s Workgroup to Develop Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Patients with Bipolar Disorders and currently serves on the APA Institute for Research and Education. Dr. Keck is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Gerald Klerman Young Investigator & Senior Investigator Award from the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association; the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from NAMI; the Philip Isenberg Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School; Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; the Wyeth-Ayerst AADPRT Mentorship Award; 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 Best Doctors in Cincinnati; Best Doctors in America, a directory of the top one percent of physicians in the United States as rated by their peers; and as one of the nation’s Best Mental Health Experts by Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Dr. Susan L. McElroy is an internationally recognized researcher and educator in bipolar disorder, eating disorders, obesity, impulse control disorders and pharmacology. As Chief Research Officer at Lindner Center of HOPE she oversees multiple ongoing studies in bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, genetics and binge eating disorder. Dr. McElroy has published more than 500 academic articles, books, abstracts and professional letters in the fields of psychiatry and clinical neurology. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including being recognized among the Best Mental Health Experts by Good Housekeeping Magazine, Top Doctors in America, and Top Doctors in Cincinnati. Additionally, she was a recipient of the Phillip L. Isenberg Teaching Award for dedication and excellence in the education of residents, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School; the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching of residents, University Hospital, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; and a co-recipient of the Gerald L. Klerman Young Investigator Award of the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association.

About Lindner Center of HOPE:
Lindner Center of HOPE provides patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, free-standing mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, research and voluntary, residential services. The Center’s clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally.