Dr. Howard M. Kravitz is part of an elite group of Editorial Review Group Chairs that has been part of Doody’s Review Service since its inception in 1993. He is also the most prolific. Since August 1993, when we sent him his first shipment of psychiatry books, he has received 3,061 titles and has overseen reviews of an astounding 2,386 of them – almost 80 percent of the total. He has accomplished this by recruiting 183 experts, including some who also have been reviewing since 1993.
Dr. Kravitz is The Stanley G. Harris Family Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. Dr. Kravitz is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and in Sleep Medicine, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
His major areas of interest and expertise include psychiatric epidemiology and sleep medicine. For the past two decades, his research on depression, anxiety, and sleep has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute of Aging). Currently, he is the Principal Investigator for the Rush (Chicago) site of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN), a multicenter study of menopause and aging in the U.S.