Julio Licinio is a Scientist and Educator whose research largely focuses on psychiatry. Licinio currently stands as Editor in Chief for various publications distributed by Springer Nature.
Education & Professional Training
Empowered by his education, Julio Licinio maintains a wealth of academic qualifications. For nearly four decades, Licinio has made a conscious effort to consistently continue his education. As an educator himself, this professional believes firmly in the power of education. With this at the forefront of his mind, Licinio constantly strives to seek both formal and informal education opportunities. Experience-driven in approach, Licinio’s eagerness to learn more is a testament to his ambitious dedication and professional drive.
Julio Licinio maintains the following degrees and academic credentials:
- MD (Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine)
- PhD in Psychiatry (Flinders University)
- MS in Healthcare Leadership (Weill Cornell Graduate School, Cornell University)
- MBA (Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University)
In addition to his degrees, Julio Licinio also maintains various professional certifications in the psychiatry realm. Specifically, he is permanently certified in Psychiatry, as per the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (ABPN); Licinio is also certified by the ABPN in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Editor in Chief of Springer Nature – Macmillan Publishers
Throughout his career, Julio Licinio has contributed his research efforts to various publications. Since 1996, he has represented numerous Springer Nature publications as the Founding and Current Editor in Chief. Licinio presently works on Molecular Psychiatry, The Pharmacogenomics Journal, and Translational Psychiatry.
In his time with Springer Nature, Julio Licinio has enjoyed a plethora of enriching experiences. Through his role as Editor in Chief, Licinio has had the honor of editing and publishing articles by Nobel Prize winners, on numerous occasions. To be exact, the scientific literature editor edited and published 36 articles by 8 Nobel Prize recipients. Licinio is also credited with propelling Molecular Psychiatry into the stratosphere! When he initially joined the psychiatry journal, it was largely unknown. Now, it is dominant in its realm, consistently ranking as the number one psychiatry journal in publication, worldwide.