Phillips Anthony 2012

Anthony Phillips PhD

Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Scientific Director

Dr. Phillips received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario under the mentorship of Gordon Mogenson, and subsequently spent time in the laboratories of Elliot Valenstein at the Fels Research Institute and James Olds at the Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology. He joined the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia in 1970, was appointed Full Professor in 1980 and served as Head from 1994 to 1999. 

Dr. Phillips joined the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia in 2000 and became Founding Director of the UBC Institute of Mental Health in 2005. He served for two terms as the inaugural Chair of Advisory Board for the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction. Dr. Phillips has been honoured with numerous awards.