Vladislav Ruchkin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor at the Dept. of Child Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Sweden; Forensic psychiatrist at the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic Sater, Sweden

Biography

Vladislav Ruchkin, MD, PhD, is a child psychiatrist, psychiatrist and forensic psychiatrist. He received his MD at the Arkhangelsk State Medical Institute, Russia, and his PhD in psychiatric epidemiology from Umea University, Sweden. He came to Yale as a Fulbright scholar in 1999, conducted his postdoctoral studies at the Child Study Center in 1999-2003 and has been a member of the faculty at the CSC since 2003.

Education & Training

PhD UMEÅ UNIVERSITY, UMEÅ, SWEDEN (1998)
PhD ARKHANGELSK STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTE (1997)
MD ARKHANGELSK STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTE (1993)
Clinical Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry The National Board of Forensic Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
Postdoctoral Fellow in Child Psychiatry Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Resident in Psychiatry Regional Psychiatric Hospital #1, Arkhangelsk region, Russia
Clinical and Research Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Arkhangelsk State Medical Academy, Arkhangelsk, Russia

Activities

  • Children of the Street in Mexico-city: Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Mexico (2004 - 2008)

    Randomized Controlled Study of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children at Risk for Homelessness in Mexico City

  • Child development and attachment problems in institutionalized children Arkhangel'sk, Russia (2002)

    Assessment of child social and emotional development and of attachment problems in institutionalized children in Russia

  • Early precursors of behavior problems in Russian preschool children Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1999 - 2000)

    Parent-based survey of 2-4 year old children in Russian kindergartens

  • Community-based epidemiological studies of youth Antwerpen, Belgium; Prague, Czech Republic; Germany; Seoul, South Korea; Lithuania; Mexico City, Mexico; Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1998 - 2005)

    The Social and Health Assessment (SAHA) - a school-based survey, addressing multiple aspects of adolescent health and functioning.

  • Psychopathology in Russian juvenile delinquents Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1995 - 1999)

    Structured psychiatric assessment and psychological testing of incarcerated youth.

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