Calendar of Event
 Event Title: EUFEST: A Large Pragmatic Clinical Trial in Early Psychosis Patients
 Date: 12/12/2008      Time: 11:00am -- 12:30pm
Place: NYS Psychiatric Institute - 1st Flr. Auditorium - 1051 Riverside Drive, NYC 10032

Speaker: Walter-Wolfgang Fleischhacker, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Biological Psychiatry
Innsbruck University Clinics, Austria

Description: *Adult Psychiatry Grand Rounds*

Wolfgang W. Fleischhacker, MD is Professor and Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, and Head of the Biological Psychiatry Division at the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Professor Fleischhacker is a certified psychotherapist with a specialty in behavioral therapy. After receiving his medical degree from Innsbruck University, he trained at the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology of the Medical Faculty there. In 1987 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and spent 18 months at Hillside Hospital in New York. Professor Fleischhacker is a member of the editorial boards of several peer reviewed journals, co-editor of the Schizophrenia Section for Current Opinion in Psychiatry and managing editor of the Journal Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie.

Dr. Fleischhacker's main research interests relate to schizophrenia and psychopharmacology. They have led to participation in World Health Organization and World Psychiatric Association programs focusing on schizophrenia. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products, the Schizophrenia Section of the Association of European Psychiatrists, and Chairman of the European Group for Research in Schizophrenia.

He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and books.