Jon Streltzer, MD
President, International College Of Psychosomatic Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Honolulu, HI, USA
Jon Streltzer, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, where he has been a faculty member since 1975. He was training director of the psychiatric residency program from 1982-1996. He has been director of the Queen Emma Pain Clinic, Honolulu, for 17 years. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and pain management. A consultation-liaison psychiatrist, he is the current President of the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine. He was Treasurer of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry from 2005-2008. He is CoChair of the Controversial Issues Committee of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. He is a member of the Pain Medicine Board Examination Committee of the American Board of Anesthesiologists, representing the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has published widely in areas of psychosomatic medicine, pain and prescription opioid dependence, and cultural psychiatry. In collaboration with Wen-Shing Tseng, M.D., he has authored/edited four books: Culture and Psychopathology (Brunner/Mazel, 1997), Culture and Psychotherapy (American Psychiatric Press, 2001), and Cultural Competence in Clinical Psychiatry (American Psychiatric Publishing Inc, 2004), and Cultural Competence in Health Care (Springer, 2008). In collaboration with Hoyle Leigh, M.D., he has authored the book, andbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Springer, 2007).