Evgeny M. Krupitsky

St.Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, Russia


Evgeny M. Krupitsky, M.D., Ph.D., serves as the Chief of the Department of Addictions at St. Petersburg Bekhterev Research Psychoneurological Institute and Chief of the Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology of Addictions at St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, Russia. Since 2006, he has also been holding a position of Adjunct Professor of psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania. He received his M.D. degree from the Leningrad Institute of Hygiene and Sanitation in 1983 and then his Ph.D. degree in psychopharmacology from the Leningrad Institute of Experimental Medicine in 1988. Later in 1998, he also received a special advanced degree of a Doctor of Medical Sciences in addiction psychiatry in 1998 from St. Petersburg Bekhterev Research Psychoneurological Institute. Krupitsky had been working as a Visiting Exchange Scientist at the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University in 1996–1997. Krupitsky received several national and international awards including European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Fellowship Award (1997), Heffter Research Institute Award for Outstanding Research in Hallucinogens (Heffter Research Institute, Santa Fe, NM, 2000), Award of the Government of Russian Federation for Outstanding Research in Medicine (2005), and National Institute Drug Abuse (NIDA) Award for Excellence in International Leadership. Krupitsky is Member of the Research Society of Alcoholism (RSA), College Physicians on Drug Dependence (CPDD), International Society for Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (ISBRA), European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Russian Association of Addiction Psychiatrists, and others. He published many papers in the Russian and international psychiatric journals, and he is also the author of several chapters in the international manuals and two books on the treatment of alcoholism and addictions published in Russia. Krupitsky has been a Co-PI of several NIDA and NIAAA grants.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2013

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