Dr. Alexandr Merkin, MD, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor, Consultant Psychiatrist, and Psychotherapist at the Department of Addiction Medicine & Psychotherapy, Institute for Advanced Studies, Russia and Research Associate at the AUT University, New Zealand.
Alexander graduated from the Russian State Medical University. He obtained his qualifications in Functional Diagnostics (neuroimaging), Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, then he completed his Ph.D. dissertation in Psychiatry. He also completed the World Psychiatric Association's (WPA) Course on Leadership and Professional Skills Development.
As a practicing psychiatrist and a psychotherapist, Alexandr conducts clinical assessments and develops treatment plans for patients with a variety of mental disorders. Alexander conducted a number of studies devoted to clinical and non-clinical issues in psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Merkin gives lectures and conducts workshops on different aspects of psychiatry and addiction disorders.
Oncology and Psychiatry
Promotion of Mental Health