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Neurologist , Medical educator , pain physician

Arunas Sciupokas, Lithuanian medical educator, neurologist, pain physician. Grantee, Open Society Institute New York City, 2000, EFIC, 2006. Member of International Association Study of Pain, Lithuanian Pain Society (president since 1998), Lithuanian Neurologists Association (vice president 1997—2002).

Background

Sciupokas, Arunas was born on March 10, 1953 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Son of Petras Sciupokas and Sofija Sciupokiene.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Medicine, Kaunas, 1977. Specialization in neurology, University Medicine, Kaunas, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Medicine, Kaunas, 1994.

Career

Physician Emergency Station, Siauliai, Lithuania, 1978—1982, Regional Hospital, Siauliai, 1983—1988. Assistant professor Clinical Neurology University Medicine, 1988—1998, associate professor, since 1998, vice dean medical faculty, since 1999. Director private clinical, Siauliai, since 1995.

Pain physician, Pain Clinic Kaunas University Hospital, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Chronic Noncancer Pain and Its Treatment by Opioid Analgesics, 2006. Co-author: Clinical Neurology, 2003. Editor: Diseases of Peripheral Nervous System, 1997, Pain Medicine, 1998.

      Editor-in-chief: newspaper Pain News, since 1999, journal Pain Medicine, since 2002. Editor: Neurological Damage in General Practice, 2002.

Membership

Member of International Association Study of Pain, Lithuanian Pain Society (president since 1998), Lithuanian Neurologists Association (vice president 1997—2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, chess, travel.

Connections

Married Elona Sakalauskaite, February 18, 1977. Children: Giedre, Arune, Algirdas.

father:
Petras Sciupokas

mother:
Sofija Sciupokiene

spouse:
Elona Sakalauskaite

child:
Giedre Sciupokas

child:
Arune Sciupokas

child:
Algirdas Sciupokas