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    Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction

    Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction

    Dr. Peter Monti reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Monti is a Professor of Medical Sciences and Director of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. A recognized leader in understanding the biobehavioral mechanisms that underlie addictive behavior as well as its prevention and treatment, Dr. Monti has published approximately 200 papers, monographs, and chapters. These are primarily focused in the areas of assessment, mechanisms, early intervention, and treatment. In 2002 Dr. Monti was presented with the Musiker-Merenda Award by the Rhode Island Psychological Association for his "outstanding contributions to mental health and psychology." He was the recipient of the Association of Medical School Psychologists Distinguished Researcher Award in 2003 and of the Research Society on Alcoholism's Distinguished Researcher Award in 2006. He is past President of the Research Society on Alcoholism.

    Education and Training

    PhD: University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, 1974

    Internship in Clinical Psychology: Brown University and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, 1975?1976

    Supervised Clinical Practice in Psychology: Brown University and Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, 1976?1978

    Academic Appointments

    Brown University, Providence, RI:

    • Donald G. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies, 2008?present
    • Professor of Medical Sciences, 2000?2008
    • Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, 1988?2000
    • Senior Research Associate, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, 1984, 1991
    • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, 1981?1988
    • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, 1976?1981

    University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI:

    • Adjunct Professor of Psychology, 1988?present
    • Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, 1981?1988
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1977?1981
    • Instructor, Department of Psychology, 1974?1975
    • Teaching Assistant, 1971?1972

    Instructor of Psychology, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1974?1975

    Teaching Assistant, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1970?1971

    Financial Disclosure

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Last Revised: March 30, 2012

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