Dr. Lavie graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1983 and completed internal medicine residency at Ochsner and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo, where he joined the faculty in 1989. Dr. Lavie is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology; Director, Exercise Testing Laboratory; and Staff Cardiologist, Echocardiographic Laboratory […]
Category: Distinguished Guests
We are pleased to welcome our Distinguished Guests from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States
Professor Jorge Ospina-Duque, M.D. Department of Psychiatry, Research Group on Psychiatry. School of Medicine, Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia. Titular Professor, member of the Research Group on Psychiatry (GIPSI) and Coordinator of the Psychosocial Care Program for Victims of Violence,at the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine of the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. […]
Jaanus Harro, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychophysiology Department of Psychology University of Tartu, Estonia Jaanus Harro received the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences in Pharmacology at the University of Tartu in 1990, and Doctor of Medicine in Medical Pharmacology at the University of Uppsala in 1993.
Rachel Yehuda, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience is the Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mental Health Patient Care Center Director at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her PhD in Psychology and Neurochemistry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst […]
Amy L. Ai, PhD is Professor of the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, she was tenured at the University of Washington (UW, Seattle) Health Sciences and also an affiliate researcher of the University of Michigan (UM, Ann Arbor) Health System. Dr. Ai has been the senior author of many peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and other writings […]
Joav Merrick, M.D., MMedSci, D.M.Sc, is professor of pediatrics, child health and human development affiliated with Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky, Lexington, United States and the Department of Pediatrics, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Mount Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel.
Dr. Hristo Kozhuharov was born in 1966 in Varna, Bulgaria. He completed his secondary education in a German foreign language school in 1985, and received his M.D. degree from the Medical University of Varna in 1993. In 1997, he completed his training in Psychiatry. During the period July 1997 – November 1998, he specialized in […]
Name: Tamás Zonda Date of Birth: 28.06.1940 Place of Birth: Budapest Studies: 1959-1965 Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest; 1985-1988 Sociology, Budapest Places of work: Balassagyarmat 1965-1980 Neuro-psychiatric Department; Budapest, Jahn Hospital Psychiatric Department Function: Head of the Psychiatric Department (1982-2005) Gen.Secretary of Hungarian Ass. for Suicide Prevention 1992- National Representative of IASP (Hungary 1996- Specializations: 1969 […]
Jacob M. Appel, M.D., J.D., M.Phil., M.F.A., is a bioethicist based at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He contributes frequently to such academic publications as The Hastings Center Report, The Journal of Medical Ethics, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics and The Bulletin of the History of […]
My main area of research is women with alcohol addiction: treatment and long term outcome. Why is this topic so important? My answers are the following: More women drink, and they drink more when drinking. Also, they start drinking at a younger age, and continue drinking through a longer lifespan. Women with alcohol addiction have […]