Christoph U. Correll is Professor of Psychiatry at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, USA, and also Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany. He completed his medical studies at the Free University of Berlin in Germany, and Dundee University Medical School in Scotland. He is board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, having completed both residencies at The Zucker Hillside Hospital in New York City. Since 1997, he has been working and conducting research in New York, USA, and since 2017 he is also working in Germany again.
Dr. Correll focuses on the early identification and treatment of youth and adults with severe mental illness, clinical trials, epidemiology, psychopharmacology, meta-analyses, and the interface between physical health and mental health. He has published over 850 journal articles that have been cited more than 65.000 times. He has received over 40 national and international research awards. Since 2014, the beginning of this metric, he has been listed every year by Clarivate/Web of Science as one of the “most influential scientific minds” and “top 1% cited scientists in the area of psychiatry”. Additionally, he has been holding numerous Expertscape rankings based on the number of publications and citations in the past 10 years, including in 04/2023 being ranked as number one among world experts in 9 areas, including “central nervous system agents”, “psychotropic drugs“, “schizophrenia”, “schizophrenia spectrum/other psychotic disorders”, “antipsychotics”, “delayed action preparations” and “weight gain”.