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April 17, 2013

Mujeeb Shad, M.D., has joined Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He is also director of the department’s residency program and will provide patient care as a member of SIU HealthCare in Springfield.

Shad previously was an associate professor of psychiatry and director of the outpatient research clinic for psychotic disorders at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas Medical Center (2010-12). He was an assistant professor of psychiatry (2004-10), medical director of the schizophrenia outpatient research clinic and deputy director of the Stanley Center for Early Drug Development at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas (2004-07). Shad also served as an assistant professor of psychiatry (2000-04) and medical director of outpatient care at Comprehensive Care Services at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania (2001-02).

Shad completed a two-year fellowship in psychopharmacology (1998) and his psychiatry residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (1996). He earned a master’s degree in clinical sciences from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2007) and his medical degree from Sind Medical College at the University of Karachi, Pakistan (1983).

Shad is certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is the author of more than 35 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research interests include clinical studies and functional neuroimaging to investigate psychopathology and neurobiology of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. His research funding includes a K23 research award from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the neurobiology of self-awareness in schizophrenia using structural and functional neuroimaging. He is currently funded to investigate the effect of anti-inflammatory agent in enhancing treatment response in schizophrenia by the Stanley Medical Research Institute.

He and his wife, Maryam Hagan Shad, live in Springfield.

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