Don R. Lipsitt

Dr. Lipsitt is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Chairman Emeritus, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts He is Honorary Chairman, Section on Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care, World Psychiatric Association He has published over 100 articles, 26 book chapters, and 4 co-edited books. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of 2 peer-reviewed journals: GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN MEDICINE; and also the SOMATIZATION NEWSLETTER, and he is on several editorial boards. He has received numerous awards, including: The Award for Lifetime Achievement and Contribution in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, by Society for Liaison Psychiatry, 1994 The Cummings Foundation Psyche Award for Innovation in Integrated Behavioral Health Care, 1999 The Thomas P. Hackett Award, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, for Lifetime Contribution to Consultation-Liaison (C-L) Psychiatry, 2000 The Lifetime Achievement Award, Association for Academic Psychiatry, 2001 He received an Honorary Master of Arts degree, Harvard University, 1990 He has served as President of the American Association of General Hospital Psychiatrists, the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, and the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine, from 1999-2001 He has been an invited visiting professor in Montreal, Melbourne, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Madrid, Helsinki, Hamburg, Istanbul, Lisbon, Lausanne, and Oslo.