LOUANN BRIZENDINE, M.D. Neuropsychiatrist
Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Professor of Psychiatry
University of California at San Francisco, Medical School
Founder/Director, Women's Mood & Hormone Clinic, UCSF
Co-director, Program in Sexual Medicine
She completed her degree in Neurobiology at UC Berkeley, graduated from Yale School of Medicine, did graduate work in London at UCL in Philosophy of Mind and History of Science and Medicine, and completed a residency in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School and UCSF Medical School. At UCSF, she holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff endowed chair in Psychiatry.
At UCSF, Dr. Brizendine pursues active clinical, teaching, writing and research activities. She founded the UCSF Women's Mood and Hormone Clinic in 1994 and continues to serve as it's director. She is also the co-director of the Program in Sexual Medicine. Dr. Brizendine also sees couples who are experiencing relationship difficulties. "The Female Brain" is now translated into 31 languages. Her new book "The Male Brain" is available now and includes stories based on her experience treating couples and men during transitions in their lives.
Dr. Brizendine lives with her husband and son in the San Francisco Bay Area.
For more information about Dr. Brizendine or the clinic go to: http://www.louannbrizendine.com and join her fan page and discussions on Facebook at: http://www.bit.ly/ch4GoI