Chief Scientific Officer
Ellen Frank is a co-founder and the chief scientific officer of HealthRhythms. She is passionate about the importance of regular daily routines (or ‘social rhythms) for mental health and well-being and has now translated that passion into the practical technology HealthRhythms is offering.
Ellen is also Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and former director of the Depression and Manic Depression Prevention program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. An expert in mood disorders and their treatment, she served as Chair of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Panel from 1994-1996 and as a member of the U.S. National Advisory Mental Health Council from 1997-2001. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 1999.