Richard S Schottenfeld, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Social & Behavioral Health

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Addictions, Division of | Connecticut Mental Health Center | Psychotherapy Development Center | Substance Abuse Research | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Biography

Dr Schottenfeld is an experienced clinician, teacher and clinical researcher who has focused on improving the efficacy, accessibility and availability of addictions treatment in the United States and internationally (in Malaysia, Iran and China.) In clinical trials and clinical epidemiologic studies, he has developed new programs that integrate addictions treatment and general medical services and has evaluated the pharmacological and behavioral components of different treatments for opioid dependence and other addictive disorders. In his clinical, administrative and teaching roles, he oversaw development of a multi-component drug abuse treatment program providing innovative ambulatory and residential treatment for addictive disorders and was the founding Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training Program and the drug abuse clinical research post-doctoral training program at Yale.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (School of Medicine) (1976)
BA Yale University (1971)

Honors & Recognition

  • Nyswander-Dole AwardAmerican Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (2004)

International Activity

  • Malaysia, Iran, HIV, Drug abuse, Opioid, Cocaine Malaysia (2010)

    Improving Efficacy of Drug Abuse Treatment

  • Malaysia, Heroin, HIV Malaysia (2010)

    Drug Counseling and Abstinent-Contingent Take Home Buprenorphine in Malaysia

  • Opioid dependence Wuhan, China (2007 - 2014)

    We have developed a program of clinical research aimed at evaluating, improving and disseminating cost-effective treatments for heroin or other opioid dependence in Malaysia, Iran, and China.

  • Opioid dependence Tehran, Iran (2003 - 2012)

    We have developed a program of clinical research aimed at evaluating, improving and disseminating cost-effective treatments for heroin or other opioid dependence in Malaysia, Iran, and China.

  • Opioid Dependence Muar, Malaysia (2001 - 2014)

    We have developed a program of clinical research aimed at evaluating, improving and disseminating cost-effective treatments for heroin or other opioid dependence in Malaysia, Iran, and China.

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Contact Info

Richard S Schottenfeld, MD
Mailing Address
Department of Psychiatry300 George St
New Haven, CT 06511-