Dr Nigel Bark is Director of Schizophrenia Research at Bronx Psychiatric Center (BPC) where he has been involved in trials of the new antipsychotics and other aspects of schizophrenia since 1990. He is an expert in movement disorders and holds the movement disorder clinic at BPC. He is also interested in assessment of schizophrenia and does the training of staff and fellows and residents in the PANSS, BPRS, movement disorders and other rating scales.
His other areas of expertise and interest include psychopharmacology, depression, bipolar disorder, the history of schizophrenia, heat related illness and mortality in psychiatric patients, epidemiology, international psychiatry and the ethics of research. He is Chair of the Pan-American International Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, has been on the Einstein Committee on Clinical Investigations (IRB) for 12 years and Vice-Chair for five years and he is a Trustee of the American Council on Science and Health. Dr Bark has a private practice, mainly psychopharmacology, in Manhattan and Rockland County. (212 606 4002 or 845 359 7553)