Peter C. Whybrow, MD


Dr. Peter C. Whybrow is the Judson Braun Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Whybrow is an international authority on depression, manic-depressive disease, and the effects of thyroid hormones on the brain and human behavior, Dr. Whybrow has lectured widely across the United States and Europe. He is a founding member and fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Psychiatric Association.

Born in England, Dr. Whybrow received his training in endocrinology and psychiatry in London and North Carolina. He was a member of the scientific staff of the British Medical Research Council before coming to the United States to join the faculty of Dartmouth Medical School as chairman of psychiatry, and later as executive dean. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, Dr. Whybrow was the Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.


English, German, French



Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1969


Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1967


Medicine, University College London Hospitals, 1963


MD, University of London, 1962

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center



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