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Dr. Dennis Daley
Dr. Daley is a professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and has been involved in clinical teaching and supervising psychiatric residents and addiction fellows for over 30 years. Dr. Daley served as the Senior Clinical Director of Substance Use Services in the Behavioral Health Integration Division at the UPMC Health Plan. His work in this role focused on addressing the opioid epidemic and other substance use disorders (SUDs) through integrating interventions in medical settings to reach more individuals and families affected by SUDs, implementing educational and training programs for medical and behavioral health professionals, and disseminating information on treatment and recovery to providers and the community. Prior to this position, Dr. Daley served for 14 years as Chief of Addiction Medicine Services at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), and 11 years as the Director and Principal Investigator of the Appalachian Tri- State (ATS) Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network. Dr. Daley has also served as a consultant for the Veteran’s Administration’s Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC) Project. Along with his colleagues, he was among the first to publish a substance use disorder recovery workbook for individuals and families. Dr. Daley has over 300 publications and 35 educational videos on recovery from addiction and other psychiatric disorders, including the highly popular Living Sober series for Addiction. He is one of the rare professors who steps outside of the so-called ivory tower and is actively involved in local and national organizations that address issues related to SUD.