Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.
About The Author:
Patrick Corrigan, Psy. D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and edits of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Prior to these roles, Dr. Corrigan was Professor of Psychiatry and Executive Director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the University of Chicago. Dr. Corrigan is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of designing and implementing services for people with serious mental illnesses and their families. Twelve years ago, he became principal investigator of the Chicago Consortium for Stigma Research, the only NIMH-funded research center examining the stigma of mental illness. The Chicago Consortium evolved into the National Consortium on Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE) also supported by NIMH. Additionally, Corrigan is a prolific writer, having authored or edited twelve books and more than 300 papers.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.