Oral Histories

Schuckit, Marc

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Schuckit’s major focus is alcohol and drugs. He was Chair of the DSM-IV substance disorders workgroup and a member of the DSM-V committee.
Dr. Schuckit received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, an M.D. from Washington University, interned at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and was a resident in psychiatry at Washington University and UCSD. He was a special advisor to the Commanding Officer of the Naval Health Research Center (1972–1974), and the first Director of the Alcohol and Drug Institute, University of Washington (1975–1978). He returned to San Diego as Professor of Psychiatry as well as Director of the Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program, University of California, San Diego, and the VA San Diego Healthcare System, which he directed until July 1, 2009. Additional clinical interests include the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety conditions, and geriatric psychiatric populations.

Schuckit, Marc
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Interview History:

Dates: 4-Dec
Interviewer: A.Tone



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