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Donald Max Pirodsky, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Pirodsky has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in psychiatry

    SARASOTA, FL, May 10, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Donald Max Pirodsky, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Pirodsky celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 45 years of industry experience to his credit, Dr. Pirodsky has been retired since 2007, having most recently worked as a psychiatrist with a private practice from 1976 to 2007. During this time, he held multiple positions at SUNY Upstate Medical University, such as an adjunct attending psychiatrist from 1976 to 2006, clinical associate professor from 1985 to 2006, assistant professor of psychiatry from 1978 to 1985, and instructor of psychiatry from 1976 to 1978. Likewise, he served the Syracuse VA Medical Center with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as the chairman of the Pharmacy Review and Therapeutic Agents Committee from 1980 to 1986, staff psychiatrist from 1976 to 1987, and the director of consultation and liaison services from 1976 to 1987. Dr. Pirodsky began his career on the Executive Committee of the Medical College Assembly for the SUNY Upstate Medical Center from 1979 to 1982, a resident in psychiatry for the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona from 1974 to 1976, a resident in psychiatry for the Strong Memorial Hospital with the University of Rochester Medical Center from 1973 to 1974, and an intern for the Northwestern Memorial Hospital with Northwestern Medicine from 1970 to 1971.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Pirodsky pursued an education at Hofstra University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1966. He concluded his studies at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in 1970, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Pirodsky became a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

Beyond his efforts within the field, Dr. Pirodsky has contributed to numerous endeavors outside of his professional circles. He previously held the roles of psychiatric consultant for the Syracuse Developmental Center from 1977 to 2006, a psychiatric consultant for the Rochester School for the Deaf from 1978 to 1981, a psychiatric consultant for the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind from 1975 to 1976, and an ex-official member for the Family Counseling Agency from 1975 to 1976. Prior to these appointments, he served to the rank of Lieutenant Commander for the U.S. Public Health Service with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1971 to 1973. A contributor of articles to esteemed journals or chapters to medical books, Dr. Pirodsky found success with his written works, having authored "Primer of Clinical Psychopharmacology: A Practical Guide" in 1981 and co-authored "Clinical Primer of Psychopharmacology: A Practical Guide, Second Edition" in 1992.

In addition to his primary trade, Dr. Pirodsky remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He maintained involvement as a distinguished member of the Central New York District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association. He has also been a member of the American Psychosomatic Society, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Regionally, Dr. Pirodsky has participated within the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York State Psychiatric Association and the Onondaga County Medical Society.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Pirodsky has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. He was recognized as a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Furthermore, Dr. Pirodsky was selected for inclusion in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the South and Southwest and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Pirodsky has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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