Dr. Nancy Andreasen



DR. NANCY ANDREASEN, a leader in the field of psychiatry, is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Psychiatry and winner of the 2000 National Medal of Science. She is best known for her investigations of the biological processes surrounding mental illness and her pioneering studies with twins, designed to separate genetic features from those brought about by the environment.

A serious little girl

Marriage and a career

Motherhood and medicine

Picking a speciality