Harrison Pope

Professor of Psychiatry

Contact: hpope@mclean.harvard.edu

Biography

Dr. Harrison G. Pope, Jr. is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA and Director of the Biological Psychiatry Laboratory at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital. Dr. Pope has performed extensive research on anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) since the 1980s, and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers on the epidemiology, psychiatric effects, and long-term medical effects of AAS use, together with other papers exploring the association of AAS use with body image disorders. Currently, he is conducting a five-year study exploring the potential neurotoxicity of long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use.