Please join me in congratulating Irv Gottesman who will receive the
Honorary Fellowship of King's College, London. The fellowship
recognizes the recipient's exceptional personal and professional
distinction. Irv is well known for his research on the genetics of
mental disorders, particularly schizophrenia. In addition, Irv's work
will be featured in the October issue of the "Minnesota Medicine"
We are very fortunate to include Irv as one of our most distinguished
Monica Luciana, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota
Honorary Fellowship of King's College
Irving Gottesman will receive the Honorary Fellowship of King's College London. The fellowship recognizes the exceptional distinction achieved on the part of the holder through their public and professional life.
Gottesman, senior fellow, Department of Psychology and [ret.] Bernstein Professor in Adult Psychiatry University of Minnesota, has been conducting research on the genetics of mental disorders in that environment since 1963. The British honor is for research and mentoring done at the Institute of Psychiatry, starting in 1964 as a USPHS Fellow in Psychiatric Genetics and for his twins with schizophrenia studies, resulting in a 1972 book on the subject. Gottesman's career will be featured in the October issue of Minnesota Medicine.October 10th, 2012 Return to Psychology Department News