Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Raymond F. Anton, M.D.
(843) 792-1226 phone
Dr. Anton is a Past - President of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) and is currently on the Board of Directors (Secretary) of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) and Vice-Chair of the Board of ABMRF-The Alcohol Research Foundation. He is an elected Fellow to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is also currently serving as Chair of the ACTIVE workgroup, a consortium of academics, government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry whose task it is to define the best methods for clinical trials for alcohol use disorders. He also holds a prestigious Career Development Award (K05) from NIAAA to assist in mentoring junior researchers and developing genetic and brain imaging technologies.
He has published over 260 articles and book chapters and has active funding for incorporating neuroimaging and genetics into clinical alcohol trials. He also helped pioneer the clinical utility of the CDT blood test for the detection and monitoring of heavy alcohol use.
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