National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

Stefan P. Kruszewski, M.D.

Dr. Kruszewski is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School.  He completed post-doctoral work at Harvard Affiliate Hospitals, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Duke University and Texas Christian University.  His recent academic affiliation included a five-year appointment as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine (1999-2004). Previously, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Physicians’ Health Programs of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.  He is currently on the faculty of Eastern University.  He is certified in general psychiatry as well as having been certified in the subspecialties of geriatric, adolescent and addiction psychiatry and, by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, in addiction medicine.

Dr. Kruszewski’s articles and editorials have appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, BMJ, JAMA, Neurology,  American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine,  NY Times,  Barron’s, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry,  Federation of State Medical Boards, Journal of Licensure and Discipline, Archives of Family Medicine, Archives of General Psychiatry(2009)  and  Psychiatric NEWS.   He is an expert in addictive diseases and the scientific basis that underscores certain neuropsychiatric drugs, including drugs of abuse, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, mood stabilizers and stimulants.  

Dr. Kruszewski is also a whistleblower. After he reported systemic physical and pharmaceutical abuses and deaths of Pennsylvania children and adults to his superiors at the Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Program Integrity, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, (in his capacity as psychiatric consultant to them from 10.09.01-7.11.03),   and Dr. Kruszewski was fired.  He decided to speak out about his findings as well as file a Federal Lawsuit in Middle District of Pennsylvania.  That successfully settled in July of 2007 as reported by the website of Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General.  Currently, Dr. Kruszewski works in Harrisburg as a clinician and CEO of his own company, with several state Attorneys General and in Washington D.C.  with members of the US Senate Finance Committee, US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health.