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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology
 

Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

Faculty


Christian Thurstone, M.D., is board-certified in child psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. After finishing his fellowships, he completed 5 years of mentored research training through the AACAP/NIDA Physician Scientist Training Program in Substance Abuse. His research focuses on improving adolescent substance treatment and making it more accessible. Dr. Thurstone is an associate professor of psychiatry and a major in the U.S. Army Reserve.

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Name Role Site Faculty Interests
Christian Thurstone, MD Program Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, Medical Director, STEP program (adolescent outpatient addiction) DHHA and Child and Adolescent Addiction Medicine Adolescent substance use disorders, psychopharmacologic intervention, cognitive behavioral therapy, cannabis, nicotine
Joseph Sakai, MD Associate Program Director, Lecturer in Academic Seminar Addiction Research and Treatment Services Inhalant abuse, genetics of addiction, neuroimaging research of adolescent substance use disorders
Robert House, MD Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Services DHHA Psychosomatic medicine
Charles Shuman, MD Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Services DHHA Psychopharmacology
Richard Martinez, MD, MH Forensic Fellowship Training Director DHHA Forensic psychiatry
Laura Martin, MD Medical Director of CeDAR CeDAR
Phone:720-848-3019
Residential treatment, smoking cessation
Jonathan Ritvo, MD Attending physician CeDAR
Phone:720-848-3019
Community-based addiction treatment, dual diagnosis, buprenorphine, addiction education, residential treatment
Christian Hopfer, MD Lecturer in Academic Seminar Child and Adolescent Addiction Medicine Genetics
Charles Park, MD Lecturer in Academic Seminar CeDAR Private practice
Paula Riggs, MD Lecturer in Academic Seminar Child and Adolescent Addiction Medicine Adolescent substance treatment research, school-based substance treatment
Chad Emrick, PhD Lecturer in Academic Seminar VAMC Acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral couples therapy, 12-Step interventions