Michael Foster Green, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Green obtained his B.A. in psychobiology at Oberlin College, his Ph.D. in neuropsychology at Cornell University, and did his postdoctoral training in neuropsychology at UCLA. His research activities are devoted to understanding the nature and implications of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia, including neurocognitive indicators of genetic vulnerability to schizophrenia and neural mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction. His laboratory explores the relationship between cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and activities of daily living, and the neurocognitive effects of antipsychotic and adjunctive medications.
Dr. Green has authored over 120 journal articles and written two books: Schizophrenia from a Neurocognitive Perspective: Probing the Impenetrable Darkness, published in 1998, and Schizophrenia Revealed: From Neurons to Social Interactions, published in 2001. Dr. Green is currently president of the Society for Research in Psychopathology and is on the editorial boards of Schizophrenia Research, Schizophrenia Bulletin and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry.