Harold A. Pincus, MD

Co-Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Professor of Psychiatry and Health Policy at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

National Program Director at Health and Aging Policy Fellowship

Adjunct Senior Scientist at RAND Corporation

 Dr. Pincus’ particular research interest is in the practice of evidence-based medicine, quality measurement and improvement and the relationships among general medicine, mental health, and substance abuse, developing and empirically testing models of care. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Dr. Pincus served as a professional staff member of the President’s Commission on Mental Health at the White House and, subsequently, as a congressional fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was Vice Chair of the Task Force on DSM-IV and has been appointed to the editorial boards of eleven scientific journals.