John March MD

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. John March is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Duke University Medical Center, and the Director of Neurosciences Medicine at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Formerly Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Duke, Dr. March has extensive experience developing and testing the efficacy and effectiveness of pharmacological and cognitive-behavioral treatments for pediatric and adult mental illnesses.

Dr. March held a career development award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) devoted to clinical trials methods and is a National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Distinguished Senior Investigator. He has been principal or co-principal investigator on multiple NIMH funded treatment outcome studies as well as an NIMH-funded Center devoted to constructing a practical clinical trials network in pediatric psychiatry, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trials Network (CAPTN,

The author of over 250 manuscripts, Dr. March is deputy editor of Biological Psychiatry and is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), the College of International Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP), and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Workgroup on Research. Dr. March develops, conducts and facilitates research projects in adult and child neurology and psychiatry that range from biomarker biosignature development and validation, imaging genomics, Phase I-IV industry and Federal clinical trials, to outcomes research.


Early Brain & Biological Development 2011