Dr. Rick Strassman

Dr. Rick Strassman

Rick Strassman is a native of Los Angeles and holds degrees from Stanford University (BS with Honors in Biology) and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University (MD with Honors). Dr. Strassman took his internship and general psychiatry residency at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento and received the Sandoz Award for outstanding graduate resident in 1981. His has held a fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology research at the University of California San Diego and was Professor of Psychiatry for eleven years at the University of New Mexico. After completing his clinical research on the function of the pineal hormone melatonin, he became the first person in over 20 years to conduct US government-funded clinical research involving the use of psychedelic drugs. Dr. Strassman has published 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has served as a reviewer for several psychiatric research journals. He is also the author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule. He has been a consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Veterans’ Administration Hospitals, Social Security Administration, and other state and local agencies. He currently practices general psychiatry in Taos New Mexico and is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the UNM School of Medicine. His website is www.rickstrassman.com

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July 30 – August 12 . 2008

DMT, Shamanic Consciousness and the Supernatural Details