Carl Bell, MD
Clinical Professor and Staff Psychiatrist
Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Carl Bell, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health, is staff psychiatrist for Jackson Park Hospital’s outpatient family practice clinic, St. Bernard Hospital’s inpatient psychiatric unit and psychosis program, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry.
A 1967 graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, he earned his MD from Meharry College in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his psychiatric residency at the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute/Institute for Juvenile Research in Chicago.

During the past four decades, Dr. Bell has published more than 500 articles on mental health and authored The Sanity of Survival. He is co-editor of Family and HIV/AIDS: Cultural, as well as Contextual Issues in Prevention and Treatment and Psychiatric Clinics of North America: Prevention in Psychiatry.

He is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Action Alliance for the Prevention of Suicide and an Executive Committee member of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. His current interest lies in prevention of neuropsychiatric disorders associated with prenatal alcohol exposure in African-Americans.