Dr. Pieper is a board-certified psychiatrist and neuroscientist in the Department of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, where he serves as Professor and Morley Mather Chair in Neuropsychiatry. He also serves as Psychiatrist at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (VAMC), and as Investigator in the University Hospitals Harrington Discovery Institute, where he is the Director of the Center for Brain Health Medicines.
Dr. Pieper is devoted to patient care and basic science research applied to disease, most keenly focused on neurodegeneration. Clinically, he maintains an Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic at the VAMC. His goal is to understand and investigate human disorders in order to foster development of new neuroprotective strategies to support brain health. Dr. Pieper has received numerous honors, including the Staglin Family Rising Star Research Award from the International Mental Health Research Organization and elected membership to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
After graduating from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, Dr. Pieper earned his MD and PhD (Neuroscience) degrees from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also conducted his medicine internship and psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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