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Arina Tyurina, MD

Dr. Tyurina is a psychiatrist working in addiction from St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University, Russia. Dr. Tyurina is a recipient of the NIDA INVEST Fellowship and is currently completing her fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Jeffrey Samet. She has research experience conducting clinical trials for new treatments of alcoholism and addictions and behavioral interventions to reduce HIV risky behavior. 

Medical School:

St.-Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, Russia

Additional Pre-Fellowship Training and Experience:

Residency in Psychiatry: St.-Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, Russia

Addiction psychiatry: St. Petersburg Psychoneurological  Scientific Research Institute named after Bekhterev.

Psychotherapy: St.Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Clinical Investigator/ Research associate: Laboratory of clinical psychopharmacology of addictions, Valdman Institute of Pharmacology, St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University, Russia

Member of European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP).

Pre-Fellowship Related Publications:

Tyurina A.A. The treatment of heroin dependence by different formulations of Naltrexone. The Record of the I.P.Pavlov St. Petersburg State Medical University. 2011 V. XVIII. № 4 p.71-76

Krupitsky E., Zvartau E., Blokhina E., Verbitskaya E., Wahlgren V., Tsoy-Podosenin M., Bushara N., Burakov A., Masalov D., Romanova T., Tyurina A., Palatkin V., Slavina T., Woody G. Double blind, double dummy, randomized trial of long acting, sustained release Naltrexone implant vs oral Naltrexone or placebo for preventing relapse to opioid dependence.General Psychiatry. 2011 (Article in press)


European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Poster Award (2011)

Postdoctoral Training, NIDA and NIH International Program, INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship  (USA) (2011-2012)

Fellowship Research Projects:

Examining the association between cannabis use and HIV drug and sex risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russians.

Mentor: Jeffrey H. Samet MD, MA, MPH

Current Positions:

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar. Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit, General Internal Medicine Service. Boston University Medical School/ Boston Medical Center. Boston, MA.