Marek Cezary Chawarski PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • Substance abuse treatment
    Saint Petersburg, Russia(2010 - 2015)
    A study entitled "Naltrexone and Behavioral Drug and HIV Risk Reduction Counseling in Russia" will examine the effects of combining behavioral therapy with naltrexone pharmacotherapy for the treatment of opiate dependence and reduction of HIV risks in opiate dependent individuals in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Substance abuse treatment
    Wuhan, China(2010 - 2015)
    A study entitled "Behavioral Drug and HIV Risk Reduction Counseling with MMT in China" will provide critical data regarding the efficacy for reducing drug-and sex-related HIV transmission risk behaviors, as well as improving MMT outcomes and patient functioning of two transportable counseling models, behavioral drug and HIV risk reduction counseling (BDRC) and educational counseling (EC) as compared with the current standard of care model in MMT in China.
  • Research and training collaboration in substance abuse treatment with Universiti Sains Malaysia
    George Town, Malaysia; Kota Bharu, Malaysia(2010)
    Collaborative research and training programs aimed to develop treatments for opiate and amphetamine type stimulants disorders
  • Heroin Dependence
    Iran; Malaysia(2008)
    Professor Schottenfeld has established research projects in Malaysia and Iran which are aimed at evaluating treatments for heroin or other opiate dependence and are comparing the efficacy of maintenance treatment with buprenorphine or naltrexone.
  • Prevention of HIV Infection among Opiate Dependent Injectors - Phase III Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of buprenorphine/naloxone drug treatment in p
    China; Thailand(2008)
    The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of a drug treatment intervention (buprenorphine/naloxone) in the prevention of HIV transmission among opiate dependent injectors by reducing drug use and associated risk behaviors. URL:

Education & Training

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (1987)
Yale University (1992)
Yale University (1993)
Yale University (1995)

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