Gary Wand is Riviere Professor in endocrinology and metabolism and Professor of Psychiatry as well as Director of the Endocrine Training Program at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Professor Wand received his Internal Medicine training and his M.D. degree from George Washington University. After completing his post-doctoral training in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 1986 at Johns Hopkins, he joined the School of Medicine faculty in the department of Medicine and has been there ever since. Professor Wand conducts both basic and clinical research. Professor Wand has a special research interest in understanding genetic and environmental determinants of the stress response and how excessive stress hormone production contributes to neurobiological disorders including addiction. Recognized internationally for his scientific contributions, Professor Wand is a recipient of a Merit award from the National Institutes of Health, which places him above the 95th percentile of the distribution of NIH grants over the last 25 years. Professor Wand has been elected to the Association of American Physicians and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Biography Updated on 9 September 2012