Training Team

Fellowship Leadership

Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, MS

Dr. Elizabeth Howell is Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Clinical) at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah, with an inpatient and outpatient practice at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute. She is the Training Director for the Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine fellowship programs at the Univers... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Email: elizabeth.howell@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-1575

Michelle Bauer, MD

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry

Email: Michelle.bauer@va.gov

Phone: 801-582-1567

Duy Pham, MD

Dr. Pham completed his undergraduate degree in biological chemistry at Bates College in Lewiston Maine; medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine; and his residency at Caritas St. Elizabeth's medical center in Massechusetts. He was also an Addiction Psychiatry Fellow at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Pham is currently an Assistant Pro... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Email: duy.pham@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7951

Participating Faculty

Roxanne L. Bartel, MD

Dr. Roxanne Bartel currently works at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah. She trained at Yale School of Medicine and the Massachusetts Mental Health Center in Boston. Dr. Bartel has worked for over 20 years as an inpatient psychiatrist in the University o... Read More

Specialties: Adult Behavioral Health, Bipolar Disorder, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia

Email: roxanne.bartel@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7952

Robert D. Birch, DO

Robert Birch, D.O. is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. Originally from Kansas, Dr. Birch got his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, then attended the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Utah in 1990. Currently, Dr. Birch ... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Email: Robert.Birch@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7951

Dale S. Cannon, PhD

Research Interests: Drug Dependence, Nicotine

Email: dale.cannon@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-9107

Paula Cook, MD

Paula Cook, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her MD at the University of Utah. She completed a residency at St. Marks Family Medicine where she was Chief Resident in her final year. She is board certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine.  She has interests in the integration of addiction treatment into primary care, medication ... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Medicine, Adult Behavioral Health, Family Medicine

Email: paula.cook@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-583-2500

Barbara Insley Crouch, PharmD, MSPH

Dr. Crouch is the Executive Director of the Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC). She has been the director of the UPCC since 1992. She holds a bachelors degree in pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, a doctor of pharmacy degree jointly administered by the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Sci... Read More

Email: barbara.crouch@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7504

Christina L. Gallop, MD

Specialties: Internal Medicine, General

Email: Christina.Gallop@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-364-0058-Ext-1329

Paula Gibbs, MD

Dr. Gibbs completed medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1983. She completed Family Practice Residency at The University of Utah 1983-1986 and practiced as a family doctor in Park City, Utah from 1996 to 1993. She was also part of a group practice in a county without a medical hospital. Dr. Gibbs was the EMS director for ... Read More

Research Interests: Community and Preventive Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Human Sexual Behavior and Dysfunction, Medical Ethics, Performing and Fine Arts Medicine and Psychiatry, Psychiatry in Family Medicine, Psychopathology of HIV, Psychotherapy, Sports Medicine, Women's Health Issues

Specialties: Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Email: Paula.Gibbs@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7952

Javier Ballester Gonzalez, MD

Javier Ballester Gonzalez, MD, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in Spain. He completed his first residency in Psychiatry at Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre de Madrid, where he also concluded a one year research fellowship. Upon being awarded a 2-year Koplowitz Fellowship to study Chi... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Behavioral Health - Outpatient, Psychiatry

Email: u6014378@utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-1575

Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM

Specialties: Addiction Medicine, Epidemiology

Email: Adam.Gordon@hsc.utah.edu

Douglas D. Gray, MD

Dr. Gray received his MD from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, did his internship and a fellowship at the University of Utah followed by his residency at University of Colorado in Denver. He joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty in 1990, and in 1999 become the Training Director for both the Child Psychiatry and Triple Board Tra... Read More

Research Interests: Suicide Prevention

Specialties: Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Email: douglas.gray@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-1212

Ryan M. Hardman, MD

Email: ryan.hardman@hsc.utah.edu

Tiffany Love, PhD

Reward and motivational systems in the brain are responsible for assigning appropriate significance to everyday stimuli and establishing suitable responses.  When these systems are affected by disease, reactions to natural rewards like food, sex and social interactions can be impaired.  This can have significant impact on livelihood and can lead to... Read More

Research Interests: Addiction, Functional Neuroimaging, Neurosciences, Oxytocin, Social Behavior, Social Determinants of Health, Social Support

Specialties: Neuroimaging

Email: Tiffany.Love@hsc.utah.edu

Kelly J. Lundberg, PhD

Research Interests: Addiction

Specialties: Psychiatry

Email: kelly.lundberg@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-532-3621

Stephen R. Sheppard, PhD

Dr. Sheppard is currently the director of the University of Utah Rehabilitation Psychology and Alcohol & Drug Abuse Clinics within the University of Utah Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is also the director of the University of Utah School on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependencies, a large nationally attended annual co... Read More

Specialties: Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology

Email: stephen.sheppard@hsc.utah.edu

Marcela C. Smid, MD, MS, MA

Marcela C. Smid, M.D. M.A. M.S., is an Assistant Professor in the division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Case Western Reserve University in medical anthropology and international health. She received her medical degree from University of California  - San Francisco and M.S. in Health and Medical Science fro... Read More

Specialties: Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Email: marcela.smid@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-8425

Steven G. Sugden, MD, MPH

Steve Sugden, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT.  He completed a Psychiatry Residency program at University of California, Davis in Sacramento, CA.  More recently, he completed his MPH at University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Sugden is board certified ... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Medicine, Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Email: S.Sugden@m.cc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-583-2500

Jeremy E. Thueson, MD

Dr. Jeremy Thueson, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his M.D. at the University of Utah. He then completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Washington where he was chief resident of the inpatient and consult/liaison services at the University of Washington Medical Center during his final year of residency. Following that, he also... Read More

Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Behavioral Health - Outpatient, Psychiatry

Email: jeremy.thueson@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7951

Jon-Kar Zubieta, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Zubieta is a remarkably trained top-level researcher who is currently the William H. and Edna Stimson Presidential Endowed Chair of Psychiatry. He completed an M.D. (1986) and a Ph.D. in Neurosciences (1992) at the Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain and finished his Psychiatry residency [Research track] (1993) while training a... Read More

Research Interests: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), Functional Neuroimaging, Integration of Genetic – Neurobiological Mechanisms in Mood and Substance Use Disorders, Neurobiological Mechanisms of Placebo Effects, Pathophysiology of Mood and Substance Use Disorders, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Stress and Emotion Regulatory Mechanisms in the Human Brain

Specialties: Psychiatry

Email: JONKAR.ZUBIETA@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-8626

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Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFASAM

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Addiction Fellowships

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Cassie Bowles
Academic Project Coordinator 
Phone: 801-587-3543
Email: Cassie.Bowles@hsc.utah.edu

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