Steven P. Roose, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Roose did his undergraduate work at Harvard University and attended medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After medical internship, Dr. Roose completed his psychiatric residency at Columbia Presbyterian – New York State Psychiatric Institute and subsequently an NIMH-sponsored research fellowship in affective disorders. Dr. Roose’s research has focused on the phenomenology, psychobiology and treatment of affective disorders with a specific concentration on the relationship between cardiovascular disease and depression and more recently on the treatment of late-life depression. He has authored or coauthored over 275 articles as well as co-edited or authored seven books. Dr. Roose is also a graduate of the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University He serves on the Research Committees of the International Psychoanalytic Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. Over the past 10 years Dr. Roose’s research group in the Psychoanalytic Center has conducted studies on the feasibility of applying psychotherapy research methods to psychoanalysis, systematic studies of psychoanalytic education including supervision, patient/therapist match, antidepressant use during psychoanalysis and post-termination contact.