Richard Keefe

Richard Keefe, PhD

Richard Keefe, PhD

CEO and Co-Founder, VeriSci
Professor, Duke University

Richard Keefe, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neurosciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He received his BA from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University. Dr. Keefeā€™s research is primarily devoted to understanding cognitive dysfunction and its treatment in patients with psychiatric and neurological conditions. He has had a leadership role for cognitive methods in several large National Institute of Mental Health studies, including the CATIE, MATRICS, TURNS, CRSTN and TENETS projects, and over 100 industry trials. He has published more than 300 scientific papers and two books. Dr. Keefe is on the editorial boards of Psychological Medicine, Schizophrenia Research, and Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience. He was the 2012-2014 President of the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology. He is on the Scientific Board of the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation. He is the co-Founder and former CEO of WCG VeraSci.