J. Sloan Manning, MD

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"J Sloan Manning, MD, recently returned to private practice as a family physician in Greensboro, North Carolina. He serves as a volunteer faculty member at the Moses Cone Family Practice Residency in Greensboro, operating a mood disorders clinic at that facility. From 1991 to 2003, he served as a full-time faculty member at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, achieving the rank of associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and in the College of Nursing. Previous academic appointments include assistant professor and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, and program director of Baptist/Healthplex Family Practice Residency, also at the University of Tennessee. Dr Manning earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering from Mississippi State University in Starkville. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, he completed his residency in Family Practice at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Gadsden, Alabama. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice, and is a member of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians. Dr Manning is the founding editor of the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and has authored or co-authored more than 45 letters, articles, and editorials in a variety of journals, including the Journal of Family Practice, Archives of Family Medicine, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Comprehensive Psychiatry, North American Clinics of Psychiatry, and Journal of Affective Disorders. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Affective Disorders. Dr Manning is the recipient of a variety of research grants, including one from the Health Resources and Services Administration. He has lectured at research conferences on bipolar disorder in family practice for the National Institute of Mental Health and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. In 1999, he served on an international task force on dysthymia in medical practice for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland."