Name: Yeates Conwell


Institution: University of Rochester School of Medicine



Yeates Conwell, M.D. is Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he is Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Program and Director of the UR Medical Center's Office for Aging Research and Health Services.  He received his medical training at the University of Cincinnati, and completed his Psychiatry Residency and a Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine.  In addition to teaching, clinical care, and service system development, Dr. Conwell directs an inter-disciplinary program of research in aging, mental health services, and suicide prevention.