Education

Fellowship
Research Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
Residency
Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994
Fellowship
Research Fellow, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1991
Internship
Surgery, University of Colorado Health Science Center, 1988
Degree
MD, Yale University School of Medicine, 1987

Medical Board Certifications

Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1996

Gender

Male

State License

G70565
  • About Me

    About Me

    Ian A. Cook, M.D. is Director of the UCLA Depression Research and Clinic Program. He is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the David Geffen School of Medicine, and is a Research Scientist at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and the UCLA Brain Research Institute. He holds the Joanne and George Miller & Family Chair in Depression Research at UCLA.

    Dr. Cook received his bachelors degree with high honors from Princeton University and his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residency training at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute, where he also was an NIMH-funded research fellow.

    Dr. Cook served for many years on the Executive Committee on Practice Guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association, leading their work in electronic dissemination of evidence-based guidelines in psychiatry. A board-certified Psychiatrist, he has also served as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His biography is profiled in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. He is the author of numerous publications on brain function in mental illness and in aging, and holds four patents on biomedical devices and methods.

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  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1996

    Education

    Fellowship
    Research Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
    Residency
    Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994
    Fellowship
    Research Fellow, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1991
    Internship
    Surgery, University of Colorado Health Science Center, 1988
    Degree
    MD, Yale University School of Medicine, 1987
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Disorders of mood and of cognition.

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • President, West Coast College of Biological Psychiatry
    • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association