Professor W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker

Professor W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker

Director Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker, MD, is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Innsbruck University Clinics in Austria, where he also serves as head of the Biological Psychiatry Division. He is a certified psychiatrist and psychotherapist with a specialty in behavioural therapy.

After receiving his medical degree from Innsbruck University, Dr. Fleischhacker 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.
Dr. Fleischhacker is a member of the editorial boards of several peer reviewed journals, coeditor of the schizophrenia section for Current Opinion in Psychiatry and managing editor of the Journal Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie.
Research Interests:
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 also a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products.
Memberships:
Chairman of the European Group for Research in Schizophrenia, the Schizophrenia Section of the Association of European Psychiatrists and the Section on Stigma and Mental Disorder of the World Psychiatric Association; Vice President and Fellow of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum; Foreign Corresponding Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology; Member of the Executive Council of the Schizophrenia International Research Society.
Member: European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Austrian Society of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Austrian Schizophrenia Society, Austrian Association of Biological Psychiatry.