Artificial Intelligence | April 8–10, 2019 | Boston, MA USA

Christian Webb, PhD

Christian Webb, MD
  • Director, Treatment and Etiology of Depression, Youth Lab, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, HMS,

Dr. Webb received his B.A. at McGill University in Psychology and Philosophy and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, working under the mentorship of Drs. Robert DeRubeis, Martin Seligman and Jacques Barber. He completed a NIMH National Research Service Award postdoctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School under the mentorship of Drs. Diego Pizzagalli and John Weisz. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Treatment and Etiology of Depression in Youth (TEDY) lab at McLean Hospital. Dr. Webb’s lab uses a multimodal approach (EEG, fMRI, ecological momentary assessment, and laboratory-based experiments) to investigate the etiology and pathophysiology of depression in adolescents, as well as the mechanisms of change in psychotherapies for depression. He has received a number of awards and fellowships for his research on the etiology and treatment of depression, including early career awards from the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, a NARSAD Young Investigator Award, a Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Adolescent Depression Fellowship, an NIMH Child Intervention, Prevention & Services Fellowship, and both an NIMH F32 fellowship and a K23 Career Development Award. He has 40 publications, including first-author papers in top clinical psychology and psychiatry/neuroscience journals (e.g., JAMA Psychiatry, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, and Neuropsychopharmacology).

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