Prof. Carlos R. Hojaij graduated in Medicine in Sao Paulo (Brazil), received the title of Specialist in Psychiatry by the Brazilian Medical Association in 1972.
Founder, Organiser and Director of Psychiatric Clinical Services at the University Hospital Santa Casa SP (1000 beds): Out-Patients, Day-Hospital and Liaison Consultation (1973-1985).
Founder and Director of the Consultation Liaison Service at the Private Hospital Samaritano SP (1987-1998).
Professor of Psychiatry, responsible for the disciplines Psychopathology and Clinical Psychiatry for graduated (Registrars) and undergraduate students of Medicine at Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas Santa Casa, São Paulo (1970-1985).
Associate Professor, Melbourne University (1998-2001).
Directly involved in the organization of more than 80 meetings and congresses (national and international levels), being President of several of them. Attendance in excess of 390 congresses, presenting 380 lectures.
Major areas of interest: Schizophrenia, Depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
More than 200 personal publications and contributions in several psychiatric books.
President of the Brazilian Association of Biological Psychiatry (1994-1995; 2011-2013).