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
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
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