Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

From the Chairman's Office

Dr. Thomas UhdeThomas W. Uhde, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

In addition to being the Chairman of the Department, Dr. Uhde also serves as Executive Director of the Institute of Psychiatry and Interim Director of the MUSC Comprehensive Depression Center.

Prior to Dr. Uhde's current leadership positions at MUSC, he served as the Founding Chief of the Section on Mood & Anxiety Disorders [Biological Psychiatry Branch (Intramural Program)] at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); Chair of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Assistant Dean for Neurosciences and Associate Dean for Research at Wayne State University;  Founding Director of the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Neuroscience Research Institute, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Central Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine) and Co-Director of the Pennsylvania State Neurosciences Institute.  

He was born in Louisville, KY, obtained his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in psychology at Duke University and his medical degree (MD) from the University of Louisville. Dr. Uhde completed a psychiatry residency at Yale University and was a Clinical Research Fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Dr. Uhde has made substantial and significant research contributions in the field of anxiety and is one of the Institute of Scientific Information's most highly cited researchers in psychiatry. He has won numerous awards and international recognition for his professional accomplishments.

Administrative Assistant: Audrey Kobayashi 843-792-0028 or
Executive Assistant and Director of Strategic Initiatives: Kristen Mulholland 843-792-2849 or
Director, Institutional and Community Partnerships: Jennifer Winchester 843-792-6470 or

Message From the Chairman:
Psychiatry Chair Update November 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update October 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update September 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update August 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update July 2012

Psychiatry Chair Update June 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update May 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update April 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update March 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update February 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update January 2012
Psychiatry Chair Update December 2011
Psychiatry Chair Update November 2011
Psychiatry Chair Update October 2011
Psychiatry Chair Update September 2011





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