CHARLES RAISON, MD
Psychedelic Research Panel
Psychedelic Stories Evening Program (on panel with Dr. Andrew Weil and Michael Pollan)
Charles Raison, MD, is the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families and Professor, Human Development & Family Studies, School of Human Ecology, and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Prior to his appointment in the School of Human Ecology, he was Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, and the Barry and Janet Lang Professor of Integrative Mental Health at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona. Dr. Raison serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Usona Institute. He is internationally recognized for his studies examining novel mechanisms involved in the development and treatment of major depression and other stress-related emotional and physical conditions, as well as for his work examining the physical and behavioral effects of compassion training.
NARSAD Independent Investigator Award &
Raymond Pearl Memorial Award from the Human Biology Association
“In recognition of his contributions to our understanding of evolutionary biocultural origins of mental health and illness”
Recipient of research funding from:
The National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention