Hagop Akiskal

Title: Psychiatric Educator

Company: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Location: La Jolla, CA United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Professor, UC San Diego (2010-Present)
  • Recipient, Aristotle Gold Medal, European Brain and Behavior Society (2006)
  • Recipient, Ellis Island Medal of Honor, National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (2003)
  • Recipient, The Jean Delay Prize, World Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • Recipient, Affective Disorders Prize, National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (2001)
  • Recipient, Anna-Monika Prize, Anna-Monika-Stiftung (1999)
  • Recipient, Gold Medal, Society of Biological Psychiatry (1995)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, California Medical Association
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, International Journal of Bipolar Disorders
  • Recipient, Mkhitar Heratsi Gold Medal, Yerevan State Medical University
  • Fellow, Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • Fellow, California Medical Association
  • Fellow, The American College of Psychiatrists
  • Fellow, The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Fellow, French National Academy of Medicine
  • Fellow, International Journal of Bipolar Disorders
  • Fellow, Yerevan State Medical University
  • Distinguished Lifetime Fellow, American Psychological Association
  • Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Honorary Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2008, 2010-2013)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007, 2009-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2009, 2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1987)


  • Honorary Doctorate, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Honoris Causa
  • Doctorate, Universidade de Lisboa, Honoris Causa
  • Doctor of Medicine, The American University of Beirut

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