- Ph.D. in Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA, 2014.
- Master’s degree in Health Promotion & Behavioral Science, San Diego State University, CA, 2006.
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, 2003.
Olivier George is a medical writer and head manager of the rehab center in California.
During the studying years, Oliver was volunteering in the local rehabilitation center for drug addicts. From there on, he spent a lot of time in collecting and analyzing the traditional approaches for substance abuse treatment and assessing their efficiency.
After graduation, Olivier was working as a neurology physician for several years. As a physician, Olivier demonstrated his professional approach and ability to come into contact with addicted patients. He was responsible for monitoring diagnostic procedures and making the diagnosis. At this position, Oliver also guided the withdrawal management of addicts, including medical interventions & psychological interventions.
Working in the medical center, Oliver also gained several certificates. Some of these include the University of Chicago certificate for successful finishing ‘Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life’ and ‘Drugs and the brain’ courses. Oliver has a certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).
Speaking about academic contribution, Oliver is the author of several research studies on pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for drug addicts. Particularly, Oliver’s research focus is on developing novel treatment practices and treatment approaches to help addicts to recover.
As a medical writer at Addiction Resource, Oliver interprets available specialized medical information into understandable language for a broad public audience. Therefore, Oliver can easily communicate even with the readers without a high level of expertise and experience in medical terminology.