Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of University of Utah Health. Every day we dedicate ourselves to academic excellence, relevant collaborative research, and compassionate behavioral and mental health care.

We are teachers, researchers, and clinicians. We train future psychiatrists, explore new ideas, map genomes, develop innovative therapies, create new drugs, study spectacular brain images, and pioneer new treatments all with the goal of advancing mental health care to give our patients healthier minds and better lives.

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TheScope Interview with Mark Ilgen: Managing Both Pain and Addiction
May 26, 2017

TheScope Interview with Mark Ilgen: Managing Both Pain and Addiction

addiction, chronic pain, opioids

For individuals with both addiction and chronic pain, it’s been common practice to treat one before the other, rather than treating both at the same time. Psychologist Dr. Mark Ilgen from the University of Michigan talks about a new approach that combines behavioral therapy and social support to help chronic pain patients manage both their pain and addiction.... Read More


Jon-Kar Zubieta, MD, PhD

William H. and Edna Stimson
Presidential Endowed Chair

Professor & Chair, Psychiatry
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, UNI


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