Bryon Adinoff, M.D.


Endowed Title: Distinguished Professorship in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Research

Department: Psychiatry

Graduate Programs: Clinical Psychology


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Dr. Adinoff is Professor and Distinguished Professorship of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is also the Chief of the Division on Addictions at the UT Southwestern Medical Center and a staff psychiatrist at the VA North Texas Health Care System. He has published over 100 articles and chapters on the biology and treatment of addiction. Dr. Adinoff research is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Undergraduate University of Michigan (), General Studies
Medical School Michigan State University (), Medicine

Research Interests

  • Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders
  • Neuroimaging and Neuroendocrine Probes of Alcohol and Drug Addiction


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  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Elected Alumnus, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University (2002)
  • GEICO Public Service Award for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Psychiatry Golden Apple Award, Psychiatry Clerkship
  • NIAAA Fellowship

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry - Founding Member
  • American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • College for Problems on Drug Dependence
  • Research Society on Alcoholism