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Prakash Masand, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer, Neuroscience, CCO , Adjunct Professor, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School

Prakash Masand, M.D., is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Neuroscience, for Clinical Care Options, which acquired Global Medical Education (GME) in 2020, a company Dr. Masand founded and where he served as CEO for 10 years. He is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Centers of Psychiatric Excellence (COPE). Dr Masand also serves as an Adjunct Professor with the Academic Medicine Education Institute at Duke-NUS.

Previously, Dr. Masand has served as Chief Scientific Officer at the Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Consulting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He previously served as Director of Therapeutic Area Development, Neurosciences Medicine at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Masand was also the Founder of psychCME, Inc., a leading program for continuing medical education in the United States, which was acquired by United Health Group, in 2006. Dr. Masand was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Masand’s clinical research interests include psychopharmacology, novel antipsychotics, psychiatric disorders in the medically ill, treatment-resistant depression, irritable bowel syndrome and its relationship to psychiatric illness, and the use of psychostimulants in the medically ill.

The author of more than 400 abstracts, articles, reviews, and book chapters, Dr. Masand’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Masand serves on the editorial boards of the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Current Clinical Pharmacology, and The Open Pharmacology Journal. He is also a reviewer for several journals and a frequent speaker at national and international medical meetings.

Dr. Masand was the Founder of psychCME, Inc., a leading program for continuing medical education in the United States, which was acquired by OPTUMHealth , a division of United Health Group, in 2006. Dr. Masand has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.












 

 

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