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Schulz, S. Charles, M.D.

Dr. Charles Schulz

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Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Interests

During his clinical associateship at the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Schulz became interested in clinical trials for patients with schizophrenia, as well as research in family issues. In 1980, Dr. Schulz moved to the Medical College of Virginia where he started the Schizophrenia Program. His research interests focused on neuropsychiatric studies of teenagers suffering from schizophrenia, including CT research. In 1983, he became Medical Director of the Schizophrenia Module at University of Pittsburgh where his research focused on treatment refractory schizophrenia. In 1986, he moved to the NIMH extramural program where he contributed to the National Plan on Schizophrenia Research. Along with Dr. Carol Tamminga, he started the biennial International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. Dr. Schulz was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland from 1989-1999.

His research interests were MRI imaging in adolescents with schizophrenia and bipolar illness. He also has been active in clinical trails with antipsychotic medications.

Research Interests

  • Schizophrenia
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Psychiatric illnesses in adolescents
  • Brain imaging

Education & Training

  • Clinical associateship, National Institute of Mental Health, 1977-80
  • Residency in Psychiatry, University of California-Los Angeles, 1973-77
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of California-Los Angeles, 1973
  • National Institute of Health Fellowship in Pathology, University of California-Los Angeles, 1970-71
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Southern California


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