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Charles F. Reynolds III, MD
Charles F. Reynolds III, MD, is distinguished professor of psychiatry, neurology, behavioral and community Sciences, and clinical and translational science, and UPMC endowed professor in geriatric psychiatry. He is director of the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and University of Pittsburgh, and the NIMH-sponsored Center of Excellence in the Prevention and Treatment of Late Life Mood Disorders, and the John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Dr. Reynolds is internationally renowned in the field of geriatric psychiatry. His primary research interests focus on mood, grief, and sleep disorders of later life, with a particular focus on mental health services in primary care, improving treatment strategies, depression prevention, and promotion of brain health in older adults. He has served the Corbett administration as a member of the Pennsylvania Long-term Care Commission and the Pennsylvania Alzheimer’s Disease State Planning Committee. He also served on Governor Wolfe’s transition team for Aging.
Dr. Reynolds’ bibliography contains more than 700 publications in peer-reviewed journals with an H-Index of 81 (June 2016), which he has written over the past three decades. Dr. Reynolds is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, and has also served on the editorial board of the American Journal of Psychiatry and JAMA Psychiatry. He has published his work in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, the Lancet, the British Medical Journal, the American Journal of Psychiatry, and the Archives of General Psychiatry.
Dr. Reynolds graduated magna cum laude from the University of Virginia before earning his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1973. He then completed a straight medical internship at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal Neurological Hospital and continued on to post-graduate work in adult and geriatric psychiatry and sleep disorders at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.