Dr. Bruce Cuthbert is currently the Director of NIMH's Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR), having returned to NIMH following four years as a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota. He first started at NIMH in 1998, and was from 1999 to 2005 chief of the Adult Psychopathology and Prevention Research Branch.
Dr. Cuthbert earned a PhD in clinical psychology and psychophysiology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He served in the United States Army Medical Service Corps and was on the faculty for seventeen years at the University of Florida. He has also held guest professorships at the University of Giessen and the University of Tübingen in Germany. He was elected president of the Society for Psychophysiological Research in 2004 and is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.