Nikolai A. Bokhan, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, MD, Prof., Director of the Mental Health Research Institute, Tomsk National Research Medical Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Chair of Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Siberian State Medical University.
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Awarded with the Medal of Order 'For Merit to Fatherland' II degree (2011), the Badge of Merit 'For Merit to the Tomsk Region' (2019), Certificates of Honor of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (2001), the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2019) and the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2019), the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation (2003), the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation (2009), as well as the Head of the Administration (Governor) of the Tomsk Region (2006, 2013), the Legislative Duma of the Tomsk Region (2014), the Certificate of Honor of the Tomsk Region (2016), the Gratitude of the FASO of Russia ( 2016) and the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Ural Federal District (2017), Certificates of Honor of the Presidium of the Regional Committee of the Trade Union of Medical Workers of the Russian Federation (2019) and the Mayor of Tomsk (2019). He was awarded the medal “For Merit to the Tomsk State University” (2003), the medal “For Merit to the Siberian State Medical University” (2016), the medal of the Governor of the Kemerovo Region “For Faith and Goodness” (2016), the medal “For Valiant Labor in the Tomsk State University”, II degree (2018), as well as commemorative medals: “400 years of Tomsk” (2004), “70 years of the Tomsk region” (2014), “120 years of TPU” (2016), a commemorative silver medal of the SB RAS “The Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences is 60 years old” (2019) and the badge “Excellent Health Worker of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)” (2015), the Gold Badge “Kuzbass” of the Governor of the Kemerovo Region (2019). The Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2021 in the field of science and technology for the development and implementation of innovative technologies for the early diagnosis and prognosis of schizophrenia based on the integration of the achievements of clinical and biological psychiatry.
Leading directions of scientific activity of N.A. Bokhan are devoted to the study of clinical, pathobiological, and ethnocultural patterns of socially significant mental disorders, comorbidity of mental, somato-neurological, and addictive disorders, pathogenetic mechanisms of mental disorders using an integrated clinical and biological approach, including genetic, biochemical, neurophysiological, neurocognitive, sociocognitive methods, with the aim of optimization of diagnostics and therapy, improvement of outcomes, deepening of remissions, and rehabilitation of patients; development of innovative technologies for therapy and rehabilitation of patients with mental disorders. The results of his scientific research are reflected in 862 scientific publications (with a total number of citations - 5556), including 45 scientific monographs, 50 RF patents for inventions, 464 articles in foreign (83) and domestic (381) press, including 58 articles are included in the Web of Science database (of which 18 are in editions included in the first and 12 in the second quartile of the Web of Science Core Collection), 86 are in Scopus (of which 44 are in editions included in the first and second quartiles of the Scimago Journal & Country Rank). His Hirsch index is 36 (RSCI), 14 (Web of Science), 14 (Scopus).
Taking an active civic position, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Bokhan N.A. conducts a large scientific and public and expert work, he is a member of the profile commission of the Expert Council in the field of healthcare of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation in the specialty “Psychiatry” (2013), a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the Russian Society of Psychiatrists (RSP, 2015), Chairman of the Ethnopsychiatry Section of the ROP (2015), Member of the Presidium of the Board of the National Addiction Medicine Society (NAMS) and Chairman of the Expert Commission on Ethnonarcology of the (NAMS) (2007),
He is a member of the Joint Scientific Council of the SB RAS for Medical Sciences (2015), and a member of the Joint Scientific Council of the Tomsk NRMC (2016). Member of the Bureau of the USC SB RAS for Medical Sciences (2017), member of the Presidium of the SB RAS (2017). Member of the working groups (clusters) of the Presidium of the SB RAS: “Federal scientific centers of the SB RAS and complex research programs coordinated by organizations of the SB RAS”; “Problems of practical medicine and health in Siberia and the Arctic region of Siberia”.
He is an expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2016) and an expert of the Russian Science Foundation (2014), as well as an expert of the Federal Service for Surveillance in Health and Social Development on the provision of psychiatric care (2006) and a member of the Expert Council for the evaluation of new drugs, medical devices and equipment, methods of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment at the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations (2016).). Accredited in the Federal Register of Experts in the Scientific and Technical Sphere (2015).
Bokhan N.A. makes a significant contribution to strengthening the international prestige of domestic science. He is President of the International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists (IAEE, 2013) and a member of several professional societies, including the European Psychiatric Association (EPA, 2007), the Transcultural Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA-TPS, 2014), the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology ( ECNP, 2014), International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP, 2014), Addictive Behaviors Section of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA, 2017), Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH, 2017), Board of Directors of the World Association for Cultural Psychiatry (WACP, 2012-2015, 2015-2018). In 2018, he was elected Honorary Advisor to the Board of Directors of the World Association for Cultural Psychiatry (WACP). Since 2019, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Comorbid Disorders (Concurrent Disorders Society Inc.) and the Cultural Psychiatry Section of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA).
Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Bokhan N.A. - Editor-in-chief of the journal 'Siberian Herald of Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry' (Tomsk), regional editor of the journals 'Mental Health' (Moscow) and 'Sexology' (Tyumen), member of the editorial board of the journals 'Russian Journal of Psychiatry (Moscow), 'Journal of Addiction Issues' (Moscow), Journal of Concurrent Disorders (Canada), Suicidology (Tyumen), Territory of Intellect (Tomsk). Member of the editorial boards of peer reviewed journals 'Psychiatry' (Moscow), which in 2020 was included in the Scopus database, 'Narcology' (Moscow), 'S.S. Korsakov Journal of Neurology and Psychiatry,” (Moscow), “Social and Clinical Psychiatry” (Moscow), “Psychotherapy” (Moscow), “Review of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology. V.M. Bekhterev” (St. Petersburg), “Psychiatry and psychopharmacotherapy” named after P.B. Gannushkin (Moscow), 'Neurological Bulletin' named after V.M. Bekhterev (Kazan), “Siberian Scientific Medical Journal” (Novosibirsk), “Acta biomedica scientifica” (Irkutsk), “Siberian Psychological Journal” (Tomsk), “Psychiatry, Psychotherapy Zhane Narcology” (Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty), Issues of “Questions of Addiction Psychiatry of Kazakhstan” (Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty), “Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology” (Minsk, Belarus).