Peter Martin, MD, MSc
Peter R. Martin, M.D., M.Sc. is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He received an Honours B.Sc. in Molecular Genetics in 1971; an M.D., C.M. in 1975 from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and an M.Sc. (Pharmacology) from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1979. He was the founding Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry and the Addiction Center at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Martin’s research and scholarly interests include the molecular basis, diagnosis, and treatment of drug use disorders with an emphasis on substance-induced mental disorders. He has a long-term involvement in teaching of psychiatrists and medical students about addictive disorders. He is author of thirteen books, including Substance Abuse in the Mentally and Physically Disabled (Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2001), Healing Addiction: An Integrated Pharmacopsychosocial Approach to Treatment (John Wiley and Sons 2006), INHN 2013 (INHN Publisher 2020), Historical Vocabulary of Addiction (INHN Publisher 2022) and more than 250 scientific publications.
Addiction and General Adult Psychiatry
The molecular basis, diagnosis, and treatment of drug use disorders with an emphasis on substance-induced mental disorders.