Harrison Pope

Physician, Author

1947 –

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Who is Harrison Pope?

Harrison Graham "Skip" Pope, Jr., is an American professor and physician, currently Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician at McLean Hospital. He is also the Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory at McLean's. According to the ISI index, he is one of the most highly cited psychiatrists of the 20th century. Pope's research focus is on substance abuse, especially anabolic steroids, marijuana, hallucinogens, "ecstasy." He has also written extensively about "repressed memory" and "recovered memory" controversy, arguing that repressed memory does not exist. Pope has been a pioneer in designing the first randomized clinical trials of several currently accepted treatments for psychiatric disorders.

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Born
1947
Massachusetts
Also known as
  • Harrison "Skip" Pope
  • Dr. Harrison Pope
  • Dr. Harrison Graham Pope Jr. "Skip", MD, MPH
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Harvard Medical School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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