Gerald Maguire (USA)

Gerald was elected to the ISA Board in 2013 and resigned in 2016.

Gerald A. Maguire, MD, DFAPA

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry,
Kirkup Endowed Chair in Stuttering Treatment,
Department of Psychiatry
Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, California

Gerald A. Maguire, MD, is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Kirkup Endowed Chair in Stuttering Treatment in the Department of Psychiatry as well as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine. Dr. Maguire earned his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1991. He carried out his residency in Psychiatry at UCI from 1991 to 1995, where he was Chief Resident his final year.

Dr. Maguire is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA). Dr. Maguire is listed in the “Best Doctors in America” and as an “Orange County Physician of Excellence” as recognized by his peers.

He also serves on the board of directors for the National Stuttering Association and the International Stuttering Association.

He was awarded the Golden Apple Award by the UC Irvine medical students as the best teacher for 2003-2004. Dr. Maguire has also earned the Department of Psychiatry “Teacher of the Year” award five times. His research in areas such as schizophrenia, stuttering, bipolar disorder, and Alzheimer’s dementia has appeared in various publications, including The Lancet Neurology, NeuroReport, Comprehensive Psychiatry, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry and the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. He served as an investigator on the National Institute of Mental Health CATIE trial for schizophrenia. Dr. Maguire has presented his research at various conferences and symposia, including the American Psychiatric Association, the American Speech and Hearing Association, Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum, and The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

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