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Dr. Ralph Elkins L.

Researach Director

Schick Shadel Hospital

HQ Phone: (206) 244-8100

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Schick Shadel Hospital

12101 Ambaum Blvd. S.W.

Seattle, Washington 98146

United States

Company Description

Schick Shadel Hospital specializes in the elimination of these relapse-induced cravings; by providing our intensive and highly effective, scientifically-based, chemical dependency treatments. Since craving is caused by the brain's memory of the positive e ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Research Psychologist

Augusta, Ga.VA

Affiliations

Part Time Faculty Member
Augusta State University

Education

General William Moultrie High School

B.S.

Science and Literature

Auburn University

Ph.D.

biopsychology

University of Georgia

master's degree

experimental psychology

Auburn University

undergraduate degrees

science and literature

Auburn University

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Presentations

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Ralph Elkins, Ph.D.

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Ralph Elkins earned his Ph.D. in experimental bio psychology from the University of Georgia, 1970. He has been the Research Director for Schick Shadel Hospital, seattle, WA since 2008. He was previously a Research Psychologist at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, August, GA from 1970-2008. He held a faculty appointment at the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Medical college of Georgia, Augusta, CA from 1973-2005. Dr. Elkins served as a funded visiting scientist at the Max Plank Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, and as a adjunct faculty member August State University, Augusta, GA. He has been principal investigator on NIDA and NIAAA grants, and VA Merit Review Awards. His areas of research include chemical counter conditioning for alcohol and other substance use disorders, and animal model studies of conditioned taste aversion (CTA), learning and retention. He is a recognized leader in the field of Counter Conditioning and conditioned response. Dr. Elkins is the author or co-author of 58 scientific publications, 28 published abstracts and 99 presentations at scientific and professional meetings.


Schick Shadel Hospital Staff, Seattle WA

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Ralph L. Elkins, PhD

Research Director


Ralph L. Elkins - Alcohol Treatment, Drug Rehab for Addiction, Schick Shadel Hospital, Seattle, Washington

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Staff Members - Ralph L. Elkins

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Ralph L. Elkins
Research Director
Dr. Elkins received undergraduate degrees in science and literature and a master's degree in experimental psychology from Auburn University. He graduated with distinction from the University of Georgia, with a Ph.D. in biopsychology and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Xi Honor Societies.
For more than thirty years, Dr. Elkins was a research psychologist at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, and he currently serves as an addiction therapist at the VA Medical Center. He previously held faculty appointments in the Medical College of Georgia's Department of Psychiatry and part-time faculty status with Augusta State University. He served as a funded visiting scientist at the Max Plank Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany and as a funded principal investigator on NIDA and NIAAA grants and on VA Merit Review Awards.
Dr. Elkins is a recognized leader in the field of counter-conditioning and conditioned response. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications in national and international medical journals, as well as lectured and presented at many national and international scientific meetings.


Schick Shadel Hospital Staff

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Ralph L. Elkins, Ph.D.

Research Director
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Dr. Ralph L. Elkins, was born in Walterboro, South Carolina. Dr. Elkins received his B.S. in Science and Literature and his M.S. in Experimental Psychology from Auburn University. He then completed a Ph.D. in Biopsychology from the University of Georgia, where he graduated with distinction. Dr. Elkins was also inducted into the University of Georgia chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Sigma Xi Honor Societies.
Dr. Elkins was a Research Psychologist at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, from 1970 to 2008. During the past five years Dr. Elkins has served as an Addiction Therapist at the VA Medical Center. He also held faculty appointments in the Medical College of Georgia Department of Psychiatry from 1973 to 2008. Dr. Elkins has served as a funded visiting scientist at the Max Plank Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, and as a part time faculty member at Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia.
Dr. Elkins is a recognized leader in the field of Counter Conditioning and conditioned response. He participated as a Research Psychologist and Coordinator of Research; as well as conducting psychology research in conjunction with the VA Medical Center and the medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He also served as a funded principal investigator on NIDA and NIAAA grants as well as on VA Merit Review Awards.
Dr. Elkins has authored and co-authored numerous publications in national and international medical journals as well as lecturing and presenting at many national and international scientific meetings.


Addiction Treatment Research, Schick Shadel Hospital, Seattle WA

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The process of "research to practice" is being continued under the direction of Ralph Elkins, Ph.D. and the physicians and staff of Schick Shadel Hospital.

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Ralph L. Elkins, Ph.D. Schick Shadel Research Director

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