Robert S. Kern, Ph.D. is a Research Psychologist at the Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) and Clinical Psychologist within the CBT Clinic at the Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He serves as Associate Director for the Center on Enhancement of Community Integration for Homeless Veterans and Co-Director of the MIRECC psychology postdoctoral fellowship program. Dr. Kern attained his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology and then completed two 2-year post-doctoral fellowships at UCLA in neuropsychology and schizophrenia research. Currently, Dr. Kern is actively involved in psychopathology research with emphases in homelessness rehabilitation interventions, neurocognition and social cognition, and psychosocial rehabilitation in persons with schizophrenia and other types of serious mental illness. He has received extramural funding from the NIMH, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Stanley Medical Research Institute. He has authored or co-authored several seminal review papers and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. Dr. Kern is consulting editor for the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, and is a licensed psychologist in the state of California.