Dr. Matthew Keener is an Adolescent Psychiatrist and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Research at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.He is an emotional health researcher, and studies bipolar disorder in adolescents. Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Keener earned his B.A. in Biology at Temple University where he belonged to the Phi Beta Kappa society, and his M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he was honored as an American Psychiatric Association-Janssen Psychiatric Research Scholar. After graduating he completed his residency in psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, where he served as Chief Resident and Chair and participated in investigations of integrative medicine in psychiatry while focusing on brain imaging research in adolescents with bipolar disorder. Working with Dr. Mary Phillips in the Clinical and Affective Translational Neuroscience Program during an NIH research fellowship, Dr. Keener uses novel behavioral and neuroimaging paradigms investigating self-related processing in order to examine the neural systems subserving SRP. The neural systems he examines are those that are central to emotion regulation, show functional alterations in the affective disorders, and demonstrate differential patterns of development across adolescence. Dr. Keener has shared findings from his research on neuroimaging and bipolar disorder in The International Review of Psychiatry and in the book Depression: Translational Approaches to Understanding and Treating, published by Oxford University Press. His contributions to integrative medicine in psychiatry have appeared in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and in the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, while his research in novel brain paradigms has appeared in journals like Psychological Medicine and Neuropsychologia. Dr. Keener presently has a limited integrative psychiatric practice focusing on body/mind health for adolescents at the Flat Rock Clinic in Philadelphia, as well as work with the MHY Program in Pittsburgh. In addition to his clinical work and research, he also teaches and mentors at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.