Dr. Stein is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine & Public Health, and Vice Chair for Clinical Research in Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). He is also a Staff Psychiatrist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Stein’s research interests include the epidemiology, neurobiology, genetics and treatment of anxiety and traumatic stress-related disorders especially social phobia, panic disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. He has written or co-written over 700 peer-reviewed scientific articles on these topics. Dr. Stein is Co-Editor-in-Chief for UpToDate in Psychiatry, Editor-in-Chief for the journal Depression and Anxiety, and Deputy Editor for the journal Biological Psychiatry.