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■ Joseph Zohar, MD, PhD

Chaim Sheba Medical Center
Director at the Division of Psychiatry and Director of the Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Clinic

Dr. Zohar is Director at the Division of Psychiatry and Director of the Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Clinic at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel. After graduating from Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, he completed a residency in psychiatry at the University of Washington in Seattle and the Jerusalem Mental Health Center in Israel. He also completed a fellowship in psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, where he was Acting Director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Clinic. A member of numerous organizations and committees, Dr Zohar founded the International Council on Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which is now entitled the World Council on Anxiety, and sits on the board of directors of the International Masters in Affective Neuroscience. He formerly chaired the panel for obsessive-compulsive disorder of the American Psychiatric Association Task Force on Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders. Dr Zohar has served The European College of Neuropharmacology as President-Elect and Chairman of the Education Committee. He also has been elected to the executive committee of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry. Dr Zohar is a co-chair of the DSM V-ICD working group on obsessive-compulsive behavior spectrum and is Chairman of the European Accreditation Committee in CNS. Dr Zohar is the associate editor of the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry and the international editor of CNS Spectrum, and sits on the editorial boards of several journals, including European Neuropsychopharmacology, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, and Neuropsychobiology. He has authored more than 200 scientific papers and has edited 11 books focusing on refractory depression, OCD, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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