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McLean’s Baldessarini Receives Mogens Schou Award for Bipolar Disorder-Related Education and Mentoring

McLean Hospital’s Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, director of the International Consortium for Bipolar & Psychotic Disorders Research, has been awarded the 2019 Mogens Schou Award from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). Named for a pioneer in the treatment of bipolar disorder, the Mogens Schou Award is given annually to individuals involved in a mental health profession who...

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD: Celebrating a Pioneer

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, originally thought he wanted to be an industrial organic chemist, not a doctor. The prospect of medical school didn’t thrill the Williams College chemistry major. He found it to be more like a trade school than an academic endeavor, not to mention it being “cutthroat and nasty.” But after a company he worked for one summer laid off 80% of its scientists following a...