Dr. David Servan-Schreiber's CV/Resume

2007
Author : "Anticancer – A new way of life" - An autobiographical account and scientific review of natural prevention approaches to cancer, and supports for treatment. Published by Viking (Part of the Penguin
Group) in the US, and Penguin Press in the UK, Scribe in Australia and New Zealand and Harper Collins in Canada. New York Times and international best-seller, sold over one million copies in 33 languages.

2004
“Healing without Freud or Prozac, natural approaches to curing stress, anxiety and depression”, published by Rodale. 1.3 million copies sold worldwide, 28 translations.

From 2001
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

1999-2001
Medical Director, Center for Complementary Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

1997-2001
Chief, Division of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital
Director, Behavioral Sciences Curriculum, Internal Medicine and Family Practice Residency Programs

1997-1999
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Director of Psychiatric Services, Center for Complementary Medicine

1996
Coordinator, Geriatric Consultation-Liaison, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

1993-1996
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Services of Consultation-Liaison and Geriatric Psychiatry

1991-1996
Co-Director, Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University

1990-1996
Adjunct Research Scientist, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


EDUCATION & TRAINING

1990-1993
Residency in Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of
Pittsburgh (including chief resident in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry)

1990
Ph.D, Cognitive Science in Medicine (Cognitive Neuroscience), School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

1985-87
Fellowship, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

1984-85
Bi-disciplinary internship, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Canada

1983-84
M.D., School of Medicine, Laval University, Canada

1978-1982
Faculté de Médecine Necker-Enfants Malades, Université de Paris, France (Pre-med and basic sciences)

1977
Baccalaureat with honors, Mathematics & Physics, Académie de Paris,


CLINICAL CERTIFICATIONS

2000
Certified Instructor, EMDR International Association

1995
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

1985
M.D. License, State of Pennsylvania
M.D. License, Paris, France

1984
Licenciate of the Medical Council of Canada


AWARDS

2005
William Cooper award - Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh

2002
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society Presidential Award for Outsanding Career in Psychiatry

2000
UPMC Shadyside Hospital Recognition Award

1995
Mead Johnson Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

1994
Young Investigator Award, National Association for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders
Research Scientist Career Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health

1993
Fellow of the Summer Institute of the McDonnell-Pew Foundation for Cognitive Neuroscience

1992
Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists

1991
Outstanding Resident in Psychiatry Award, National Institute of Mental Health

1989
Lauréat de la Faculté de Médecine de Paris

1988
Individual Fellowship Award, National Institute of Mental Health

1984
Award of Best Paper, Joint National Congress of the American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001
EMDR Institute Trainer

2000
Instructor, EMDR-International Association, Level I & II Training, Univ. of Pittsburgh and McGill University

1999
Workshop Coordinator, "Recognizing and managing somatization" Society for General Internal Medicine, 22nd Meeting, April 27-30, San Francisco, CA

1998
Workshop Coordinator, "Recognizing and managing somatization" Society for General Internal Medicine, 21th Meeting, April 22-25, Chicago, IL
Workshop Coordinator, "Medical Aspects of Informed Consent," Pennsylvania’s Governor Conference on Aging Issues, Hershey, PA

1997
Workshop Coordinator, "Treating Somatization Disorders," Society for Teachers in Family Medicine, North East Regional Meeting, Oct. 16-19, Pittsburgh, PA
Workshop Coordinator, "The Somatizing Patient," Society for General Internal Medicine, 20th Meeting, May 1-3, Washington, DC

1993-1997
Instructor, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Lecture Series

1996
Supervisor of clinical fellows in Geriatric Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

1995-96
Mentor, NIMH Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Training Program in Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Clinical and research mentor of residents in General Psychiatry, research track, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

1994-96
Instructor in General Psychiatry, Family Practice Residency Training Program, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Instructor in General Psychiatry, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

1993-96
Supervision of Honors-Track Cognitive Science undergraduate student

1994
Instructor, Integrated Case Studies Course, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Instructor in General Psychiatry, Second Year Curriculum, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

1992
Organized and taught two-month weekly seminar on Neural Network Modeling for Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychology Research, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco, VA Medical Center
Co-director and faculty of course Introduction to Neural Modeling in Psychiatry, 145th Mechanisms of Cognition", Research Scientist Development Award (K21), NIMH

1991
Director and faculty of invited course Neural Networks in Psychiatry, Hopital de la Pitié-Salpétrière, Paris, France
Co-director and faculty of course A Primer on Neural Modeling in Psychiatry, 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC

1990
Co-director and faculty of course A Primer on Neural Modeling in Psychiatry, 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY

1989
Co-director and faculty of symposium Neural Networks in Psychiatry, 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA

1989-90
Organized and taught graduate and advanced undergraduate course Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

1982
Founder of Teaching and Research Center for the Application of Personal Computers to Medicine ; instructor of tutorial course Introduction to Computer Programming, Faculté de Médecine, Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France


RESEARCH SUPPORT

2000-2002
Principal Investigator, Pilot Study of Electro-Acupuncture in Post Operative Pain, Shadyside Hospital Foundation
Principal Investigator, The Role of a Same Suppository in Mood Enhancement, Shadyside Hospital Foundation

2000-2001
Principal Investigator, Group Treatment of Somatoform Disorders, Beckwith Foundation

1999-2001
Principal Investigator, Mechanism of EMDR : A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Competitive Research Grant, Shadyside Hospital Foundation

1997-2000
Co-Investigator, HRSA Grant for Residency Training in Internal Medicine, CFDA 93.884, (PI : Gary Tabas, M.D.)

1994-1999
Principal Investigator, Neuromodulation of the mechanisms of cognition, Research Scientist Career Development Award, NIMH

1993-1998
Co-Investigator, with Jay McClelland (PI), project 4 of Center Grant Behavioral Neuroscience and Schizophrenia Research Center (Overall PI : Edward Stricker, Ph.D), NIMH, competing continuation

1994-1997
Principal Investigator, Joseph LeDoux Co-PI, Towards a Model of Processing in the Fear Response Network, McDonnell-Pew Foundation grant-in-aid
Principal Investigator, Functional MR Imaging of Limbic Structures, NARSAD

1991-1996
Co-Investigator, with Jonathan Cohen, M.D., Ph.D (PI), Mechanisms of Context Processing in Schizophrenia, FIRST Award, NIMH
Co-Principal Investigator, with Jonathan Cohen, M.D., Ph.D, Project II of Program Project Towards a Model of Normal and Disordered Cognition (Program Director : James McClelland, Ph.D), NIMH

1991-1992
Principal Investigator, Deficits in the Internal Representation of Context in Schizophrenia, Seed Money Award, Center for Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, University of Pittsburgh

1988-1990
Principal Investigator, Cognitive and Computational Approaches to Emotional Disorders, Individual Fellowship Award, NIMH MH09696-02


SERVICE AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

2002
Advisory Board Member - OECD Program Learning Sciences and Brain Research : Implications for Education Policies and Practices

1991-2000
Founding member (one of 7) of the Board of Directors of the U.S. branch of Médecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders. The international organization was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in October 1999.

1999
Volunteer consultant for "Médecins Sans Frontieres" in Kosovo : Psychological and psychiatric treatment of traumatic stress condition
Consultant for the development of practice guidelines on Posttraumatic Stress conditions for the Clinical Guidelines field book of the "Médecins Sans Frontieres" international network

1998
Volunteer consultant for "Médecins Sans Frontieres" in Tajikistan : Psychiatric services in rehabilitated state institutions
Reviewer for the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines on Delirium

1997
Exploratory mission with "Médecins Sans Frontieres" in India : Evaluation of post-traumatic stress conditions among Tibetan children in the refugee settlements.

1996
Chairperson, Special Emphasis Panel on Neural Basis of Emotions, National Institute of Mental Health.
Volunteer consultant with "Médecins Sans Frontieres" : Mental Health approaches to street children shelters and juvenile detention centers in Guatemala City.

1991-1993
In-home psychiatric evaluations of house-bound and geriatric patients (over 200 complete geriatric evaluations).

1991
Volunteer as a general practitioner with "Médecins Sans Frontieres" in Kurdistan (Northern Irak) in the aftermath of the Gulf War.

1990
Ad-hoc reviewer, Archives of General Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, Neuropsychopharmacology, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Cognition and Emotion, Psychophysiology, Biological Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Machine Learning.

1988-1989
Founder and captain of the joint Carnegie Mellon - University of Pittsburgh squash team. In the second year of existence the team won the city squash championship in its league.

1980-1983
Founder and General Secretary of an independent student union at Necker-EM School of Medicine focused on curriculum development and student education. In three years, this new union won 80% of the student seats on the school’s board of directors.


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