In addition to his role as a senior research scientist at Menninger, Dr. Cho is a professor of Psychiatry in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine and is on staff at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. He leads research and clinical programs in psychosis and noninvasive neurostimulation therapeutics at Baylor and the VA.
Dr. Cho earned his medical degree and his master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Toronto. He completed a psychiatry residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and further graduate training in psychology at Princeton University.
Dr. Cho most recently worked at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where he served as chief of Psychiatry at Harris Health LBJ Hospital and director of the Integrated Clinical Neuroscience and Treatment Program.
He has published more than 45 journal articles, including in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Science, Nature Neuroscience, Molecular Psychiatry and the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
He has received several National Institute of Health grants and numerous awards, including a NARSAD Independent Investigator Award, resident teaching awards and recognition as a Houston Top Doctor. Dr. Cho also serves regularly as a NIH study section reviewer.
Dr. Cho also contributes to education by organizing education programs for patients, families and mental health professionals. His advocacy efforts include his service as board member of the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America.