Karen L. Swartz, M.D. is the Director of Clinical and Educational Programs at the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She received her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1995 where she served as Chief Resident. She is leading the Johns Hopkins effort to provide psychological support and psychiatric care to frontline health care workers. She is also the founder and director of the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP), a school-based program designed to educate high school students, faculty, and parents about adolescent depression. In its 21st year, the ADAP curriculum has been taught to over 115,000 high school students across the United States. Dr. Swartz holds the Myra S. Meyer Professorship in Mood Disorders.