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W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry

W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry

Dr. W. Stewart Agras reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His primary research interest is the area of behavior change, including compliance, essential hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors, and eating and anxiety disorders. Dr. Agras was one of the early leaders in the field of behavior therapy. He established one of the first behavioral medicine programs in the country that continues today at Stanford University in Stanford, California. Dr. Agras became the founding President of the Society for Behavioral Medicine and is a past President of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Education and Training

MD: University College London Medical School, London, England, 1955

Residency in Psychiatry: McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1960–1961

Certifications

Canadian Boards of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA:

  • Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1976–1977 and 1990–1991

Professor and Chairman, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Jackson, MS, 1969–1973

Instructor to Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 1961–1969

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Last Revised: August 23, 2013

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