Honors

Distinguished Alumnus Awards

  • University of Florida, 1984
  • University of Florida, Wall of Fame, 1985
  • Washington University, 1989
  • Yale University, 2008
  • University of Florida, Distinguished Alumni Professor, 2011 – 2013

Academic Honors / Prizes / Research Awards

  • Best Doctors in America (1992-Present)
  • U.S. News Best Addiction Medicine Physicians (2014)
  • University of Florida, Office of Research & Technology – Innovative Inventor Award (2011-2014)
  • Visiting Scientist, China National Academy of Sciences (2012)
  • CASA, Columbia University Addiction Medicine Panelist (2009 – 2012)
  • University of Florida, Distinguished Alumni Professor (2011 – 2014)
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy Consultant (2003 – 2013)
    30 Year of Service Award to the DEA Presented to Dr Gold by Tom Harrigan , DEA

    30 Year of Service Award to the DEA Presented to Dr Gold by Tom Harrigan , DEA

     

  • Nelson J Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award (2006)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (2006)
  • Conway Hunter Society Award for Teaching and Research in Addiction Medicine (2006)
  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Founders’ Award (2005)
  • Scientific Paper of the Year, Annual Meeting, American Society of Addiction Medicine (2003)
  • University of Florida, College of Medicine, Office of Minority Affairs, Mentor-of-the-Year (2003)
  • University of Florida, College of Medicine, Exemplary Teacher (2002 – 2003)
  • Conferee, White House Conference for a  Drug Free America, Washington, D.C. (1988 – 1991)
  • CARP, Annual National Leadership Award, Palm Beach, Florida for his outstanding contribution to the field of chemical dependency, prevention, education and treatment services (April 6, 1990)
  • Best Journal Paper Award competition American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine “Hypothyroidism or is it Depression” (1985)
  • Member of the Panel on The Use of the Drug Testing in Psychiatry of the APA’s Task Force on Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders (1989)
  • Washington University Distinguished Alumni Award Founders Day (October, 1989)
  • Presidential Appointments: United States Delegate, Technical expert, International Conference on Drug Abuse, United Nations (WHO), Vienna, Austria (June, 1987)
  • USA Today Most Valuable Persons in the USA for discoveries of new treatments (1986)
  • Public Relations Society of America “Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society for Best Public Service Campaign for National Cocaine Education &  Prevention (1984)
  • University of Florida Distinguished Alumni Award at the 25th Anniversary of the University of Florida (May,  1984)
  • NAPPH Presidential Award for Distinguished Leadership of Psychiatric Research for Work Related to the Understanding, Treatment, and Prevention of Mental Illness (1982)
  • American Psychiatric Association Foundations’ Fund Prize for Research in Psychiatry in recognition of basic and clinical research work which led to innovative use of Clonidine in opiate withdrawal (1981 – 1982)
  • Associate Chairman, Treatment Committee, White House  Conference for a Drug Free America
  • National Psychiatric Endowment Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence (July, 1978)
  • Laughlin National Award for Psychiatry (July, 1978)
  • National Research Service Award, National Institute of Mental Health (July, 1977)
  • Seymour F. Lustman Award for Research, Yale University School of Medicine (July, 1978)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Basic Science Research Award and Prize (June, 1975)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Faculty Award (June, 1975)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine (May, 1975)
  • American Medical Association, National Student Research Forum (UTMBM April, 1975)
  • Mead Johnson Award for Excellence in Medical Research (1975)
  • Roche Research Award of Neuropsychiatry (1975)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Research Award and Prize (1975)
  • A Tribute to Drs George Aghajanian and George Heniger: Over 100 Years of Leadership, Research, and Mentoring Excellence at Yale University (2014)
A Tribute to Drs George Aghajanian and George Heniger: Over 100 Years of Leadership, Research, and Mentoring Excellence at Yale (2014)

A Tribute to Drs George Aghajanian and George Heniger: Over 100 Years of Leadership, Research, and Mentoring Excellence at Yale (2014)

Elected Memberships (2005 – Present)

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Fellow (F.C.P.), American College of Clinical Pharmacology,
  • American Psychiatric Association,
  • Distinguished Fellow, International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Medical Association
  • American Occupational Medical Association
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • The William Greenleaf Eliot Society, Washington University
  • American Medical Society on Alcoholism
  • Founding Member, American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions (AAPAA)
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • American Medical Society on Alcoholism
  • Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
  • College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
  • Florida Psychiatric Society, Addictions Committee
  • Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP)
  • NAMI
  • American College of Psychiatrists
  • Distinguished Member – Cosmos Club
  • Florida Blue Key
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Fellow Status

  • Fellow (F.A.P.A.), American Psychiatric Association
  • Fellow (F.C.P.) American College of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Fellow, The Academy of Medicine of New Jersey
  • Distinguished Fellow (F.A.P.A.), American Psychiatric Association
  • Distinguished Fellow (F.C.P.) American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 2011
  • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM)
Dr Mark Gold and Sue Thau, Public Policy Consultant representing Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, at CADCA Annual Conference.

Dr Mark Gold and Sue Thau, Public Policy Consultant representing Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, at CADCA Annual Conference.