Jon Streltzer

Dr. Streltzer is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, where he was training director from 1982-1996. A graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, he did a medicine internship at Queen's Hospital, Honolulu, and his psychiatry residency at Yale University School of Medicine. He is board certified in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and pain management. A consultation-liaison psychiatrist, he is President of the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine. He chaired the organizing committee of the 17th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine in Waikoloa, Hawaii in August 2003. He has been Chair of the Chronic Pain Task Force of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and is a member of the Pain Medicine Board Examination Committee of the American Board of Anesthesiologists. He has been on the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, and is a reviewer for several journals. He has published widely in areas of psychosomatic medicine, pain, and cultural psychiatry. In collaboration with Dr. Wen-Shing Tseng he has coedited 3 books: Culture and Psychopathology (Brunner/Mazel, 1997), Culture and Psychotherapy (American Psychiatric Press, 2001), and Cultural Competence in Clinical Psychiatry (American Psychiatric Publishing Inc, 2004).