Interview: Michael E. Lara MD

Michael E. Lara MD Michael E. Lara, MD maintains a private psychiatry and psychopharmacology practice in Belmont, California, where he specializes in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and memory disorders.

He earned his undergraduate and masterʼs degrees at Stanford University and Harvard University respectively, then his doctorate of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. Dr. Lara completed his residency training in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Lara is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Lara has been the recipient of several research awards in the areas of cross-cultural psychiatry, including the University of New Mexicoʼs Annual Award for Best Original Research in the Area of Cross-Cultural Psychiatry (2001). He has participated in several key clinical trials, as well as served as an invited presenter at numerous national and international medical conferences. He is the principal author of “Understanding the Role of Culture on Treatment Adherence” in the comprehensive textbook, Best Practices in the Behavioral Management of Chronic Disease.

Pro-Track Profile

Dr. Lara signed up for the the Northern California National Speakers Association (NSA) Pro-Track training this year.

You can reach Dr. Lara at 650-592-1229 or on his website

To hear what he told me about how his medical interests fit with professional speaking and his expectations about the 2009 NSA/NC Pro-Track program, click on the podcast icon below.

1 Comment so far
Leave a comment

I believe you are the Dr Lara who was a guest speaker at an IBP seminar FOOD FOR THOUGHT held March 14th in Santa Rosa. Is a tape of this lecture available through you or IBP, and if so; how may one be purchased? Thank you, Lydia Young, RN

Leave a comment
Line and paragraph breaks automatic, e-mail address never displayed, HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>



× seven = 63