Chris Aiken, MD
Dr. Aiken’s interest in helping people with mood disorders came from experience with close friends who suffered from depression. He began his career as a research assistant at the National Institute of Mental Health and went on to complete medical school at Yale and residency at Cornell and Duke Medical Centers.
He believes in carefully choosing treatment to improve the long-term health of the brain and body. His has written on that subject in textbooks, scholarly journals, and two self-help books. His work has been cited in the International Encyclopedia of Depression, and he is involved in clinical trials to identify new treatments for mood disorders.