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Timothy Pylko, M.D & the Film “Of Two Minds”

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, USC School of Medicine Partner, San Marino Psychiatric Associates

Dr. Pylko earned his undergraduate degree in neurophysiology at McGill University in Montreal and then received his medical degree at the University of Toronto. He completed both his psychiatry internship and residency at the UCLA San Fernando Valley Program. He is board certified in psychiatry. Dr. Pylko is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

He is an active member of Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California where he also has a position as a service director of one it's units. Dr Pylko has been a principal investigator or co-investigator in several clinical trials. He has been a presenter at national medical conferences including the American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services. Dr Pylko's primary specialty is working with complex mood disorders and their comorbidities. He collaborated with prominent film makers on the documentary "Of Two Minds" exploring the lives of those dealing with Bipolar Disorder that recently won a "Voice Award" from SAMHSA. He is currently working on a film project about suicide.

https://vimeo.com/58583494

OF TWO MINDS is an award winning feature documentary that takes an intimate look into the lives of people living, struggling and triumphing with bipolar disorder. The film has played at festivals across America, and is available on DVD and digital download.


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