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Dr. Punyamurtula S. Kishore’s Biography


Kishore has been a practicing public health scientist for over 35 years. He began his career as a primary care/family practice physician and then moved into the position as the Medical Director of the Washingtonian Center for Addictions, the first organization in the US to recognize Addiction as a disease. Their philosophy was an early precursor to the AA and 12 step program movement. Kishore has been a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine since 1986. In 1993 Kishore founded the National Library of Addictions in Brookline Massachusetts. It was designated by the National Libraries of Medicine as a specialty library. He was honored by the Boston Celtics with a ‘Heroes among Us’ award, given to those who make a significant impact on the lives of others. Kishore is also the recipient of the National Compassionate Care Giver Award – honorable Mention from the Schwartz Foundation. Kishore served as a faculty member at Harvard University and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health and a Certificate of Forensic Psychology from Bridgewater State University. Kishore was elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 2010.

See Also:

Teaching Appointments at Universities, Colleges and Institutions of Higher Education

Dr. Kishore Presentations and Lectures

How to create Public Health Infrastructure in Private Sector

Community Responsive Care


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