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Lawrence Price, MD



Primary Affiliation:
Butler Hospital

Additional Affiliations:
Women & Infants Hospital

Brown Faculty Profile

Board Certified: Yes

Gender:  Male

Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Internships: Norwalk Hospital
Residencies: Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowships: Yale New Haven Hospital

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Dr. Price is president and COO of Butler Hospital and executive chief of Care New England’s Brain and Behavioral Health Service Line. Until 2014, he was senior vice president and chief medical officer at Butler.
Dr. Price joined Butler in 1996 as clinical director and director of research, and at the same time was appointed professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Prior to that he was an associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he served for 14 years.
A renowned researcher, Dr. Price has published nearly 450 scientific papers and was identified by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the top ten authors of high-impact papers in psychiatry from 1990 to 1999. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, mentoring, and clinical work, and is editor of the Brown University Psychopharmacology Update, an editor of the scientific journal Psychopharmacology, and editor (with I. Stolerman) of the Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology, Second Edition.
Dr. Price earned a B.S. with high distinction and highest honors in psychology at the University of Michigan, followed by an MD at the same institution. He then completed an internship in internal medicine at Norwalk Hospital in affiliation with Yale University, followed by residency in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale and fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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