Emil F. Coccaro, MD

Director, CNPRU & Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
Chicago, Illinois

Dr. Emil F. Coccaro is Manning Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago. Dr. Coccaro serves as a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Azevan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals, among them International Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of Personality Disorders, and Aggression and Violent Behavior. In addition, he is the Impulse Control and Personality Disorders Section Editor for Current Psychiatry Reports.  Dr. Coccaro has been the recipient of a number of research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Borderline Personality Disorder Research Foundation, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. Dr. Coccaro is the author or co-author of over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as 175 abstracts and 40 book chapters. He has edited or co-edited three books, most recently, Aggression: Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment, published by Marcel Dekker. He lectures widely on topics such as mood and personality disorders and the neuroscience, neuropsychopharmacology, genetics, and treatment of impulsive aggressive behavior.


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