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■ Peter R. Martin, M.D.

Dr. Peter Martin earned his medical degree from McGill University School of Medicine, Quebec, Canada. He did his postgraduate work at the NIMH and NIAAA, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Peter Martin has been a member of the Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychiatry faculty since 1986. He is Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry Interdisciplinary Research Training Program and the Vanderbilt Addiction Center. His clinical expertise includes general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and neuropsychiatry. Dr. Martin is interested in the role of alcohol and other drugs in the clinical presentation and course of human diseases--how they influence diagnosis and treatment in psychiatry and medicine. His research and scholarly interests include the molecular basis, diagnosis, and treatment of drug use disorders with an emphasis on substance-induced mental disorders. This includes investigations of the molecular biology of thiamine; magnetic resonance spectroscopy and functional magnetic resonance imaging to elucidate the pathogenesis of addiction and alcohol-induced brain damage; the clinical pharmacology of addictive substances; pharmacogenomic factors in treatment of opioid dependence and psychiatric disorders during pregnancy. Dr. Martin is the co-author of "Healing Addiction: An Integrated Pharmacopsychosocial Approach to Treatment".

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