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Antoine Douaihy,M.D.

Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Co-investigator
Antoine Douaihy, MD, is currently Associate Professor of psychiatry at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine (UPSOM). He is the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Dr. Douaihy is the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services (AMS), Associate Residency Training Director and Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, and a Co-Investigator, Medical Director of the Appalachian Tri-State Node of the NIDA sponsored Clinical Trials Network (CTN). Since he has been a faculty at UPSOM, he has assumed increasing responsibility in clinical services, expanding and improving clinical care in AMS programs and involvement in teaching and mentoring medical students, psychiatry residents, and psychology interns. He has also become more involved in clinical research particularly in the area of co-occurring disorders, smoking cessation, HIV, and motivational interviewing. His involvement in clinical services, teaching, and research has allowed him to serve as a “bridger” between training, research, and clinical programs. Dr Douaihy provides medical leadership for AMS, which treats more than 10,000 patients annually in more than 20 programs. Dr. Douaihy has been a senior psychiatrist at the Pittsburgh AIDS Center Treatment (PACT) for 10 years and he provides psychiatric care for patients involved in treatment at PACT as well as training, supervision, and mentoring of staff. Since joining the Office of HIV Psychiatry at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 2001, he continues his active involvement in advocacy and training through his role as a member on the APA HIV Steering Committee (formerly AIDS Committee). His research and publications focus on substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders/patient recovery guides and HIV psychiatry. Dr. Douaihy is an investigator in numerous NIDA and NIAAA clinical research trials including psychosocial interventions and MI, and collaborates as a co-investigator with Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC).