Dr. Stanley N. Caroff is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is recognized as an expert and specializes in neurological aspects of antipsychotic therapy, including neuroleptic malignant syndrome and tardive dyskinesia.
Dr. Caroff received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed intern and residency training at the Roosevelt Hospital, the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the Montefiore Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in psychopharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Caroff is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a founding member of the Academy of Master Clinicians at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He received several awards for excellence in clinical care and teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, including the Earl D. Bond Award, the Blockley-Osler Award, the I.S. Ravdin Master Clinician Award, and the American Psychiatric Association Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D., Certificate for Excellence in Medical Student Education. He served as Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Program at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center for over 35 years.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States and serves as Vice-President for the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Service. His area of research is in the neurobiology and psychopharmacology of psychotic disorders.
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