A Brief Bio on Dr Vernon Neppe
Vernon M . Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, FFPsych(SA), FRCPC, MMed (Psych), DipABPN (Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry), DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM , BA is Director of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute in Seattle, WA, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO and formerly Director, Division of Neuropsychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Dr Neppe has contributed internationally in the specialties of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, Psychopharmacology, Forensic Psychiatry, Anomalistic Psychology and Epileptology. He also is an author, professional speaker, playwright and philosopher. His books on brain medications include Cry the Beloved Mind: A Voyage of Hope and Innovative Psychopharmacotherapy as well as The Psychology of Déjà Vu.
His listings include editions of Americas Top Doctors, Whose Who in the World, Best Doctors in America, Two Thousand Notable American Men, Five Thousand Personalities of the World, Five Hundred Leaders of Influence, Great Minds of the 21 st Century and Americas Top Psychiatrists. He was an International Man of the Year, received a Millennium Medal of Honor, and has recently been honored for his scientific contributions by being possibly the first USA based physician to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa. He has written more than two hundred publications, and lectured in a dozen countries on four continents and at about 90% of the medical schools in the USA. He was educated in South Africa where he obtained both his primary Medical and PhD degrees, and at Cornell University.
Dr Vernon Neppe founded the PNI in Seattle, WA in late 1992. Dr Neppe also does extensive forensic consultations, and records review but does not do criminal medicolegal work.
Dr Neppe’s unique, highly acclaimed self-help book on brain medications and social and medical issues Cry the Beloved Mind: A Voyage of Hope is aimed to educate and fascinate. It is written specifically for laypersons, and ranked 5 stars. You may feel you are there, discussing, talking to, and learning from an eminent physician. It teaches about brain medicines, a riveting adventure allowing understanding of depression, psychosis, seizures and brain firing, the way drugs work, and how caffeine, cigarettes and herbs interact. "Witnessing this master clinician at work fuels a realistic optimism about recovery" Michael Norden MD, Author. "Cry the Beloved Mind" makes a wonderful gift for loved ones.