Lee Hyer, Ph.D. ABPP is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Mercer University School of Medicine and Gateway Behavioral Health in Savannah, Georgia. In the past years he was Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He also directed studies at the Georgia Neurosurgical Institute. Dr Hyer is the author of over 300 articles and book chapters, as well as five books. He has recently completed a book “Older Adults: Assessment and Clinical Treatment Model for Holistic Care.” He has also had over 50 grants from all sources, government and industry. He recently directed the Memory Project at Mercer, and the Parkinson’s Disease Program and the Traumatic Brain Injury Program at the Georgia Neurosurgical Institute. He now works at Gateway Behavioral Health where he directs the Psychotherapy Program in its new psychiatry department, currently with PGY1-PGY3 residents. He is member of several professional organizations, is a fellow at the American Psychological Association and the Gerontology Society of America, and a member of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry and the National Association of Neuropsychology. He is licensed in two states and is boarded in psychology (ABPP).
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