Ralph L. Elkins

Director of Research and Hypnotherapy at Schick Shadel Hospital

12101 Ambaum Blvd. S.W., Seattle, Washington, United States
Schick Shadel Hospital
HQ Phone:
(206) 244-8100
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Last Updated 7/18/2016

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Employment History

Research Psychologist  - Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

Funded Visiting Scientist  - Max Plank Institute for Psychiatry

Psychology Researcher  - VAMC


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


Research Psychologist  - Augusta State University

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Ralph Elkins, Ph.D.
Ralph Elkins 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.

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Ralph L. Elkins, PhD
Research Director

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Ralph L. Elkins, PhD
Research Director

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