Carlos F. Tirado, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Medical Officer
Presentation: Substance Abuse Update
Dr. Tirado is founder and owner of Abri Integrated Health, a chronic disease management and consulting company dedicated to providing specialized evidence-based psychiatric, medical and behavioral treatment services to individuals, families and institutions.
Dr. Tirado is board certified in general and addiction psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Tirado received specialty training in addiction psychiatry and research at the internationally recognized Center for Studies on Addiction at the University of Pennsylvania and has a Master’s in Public Health from the
University Of Texas Houston School Of Public Health.
Dr. Tirado has over a decade of experience in clinical, administrative and academic psychiatry and medicine. Dr. Tirado has held faculty positions in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Tirado has conducted clinical research and education supported by the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Scaife Family Foundation, Betty Ford Institute and the Pew Charitable Trust. Dr. Tirado is also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing and has supervised clinicians ranging from physicians to licensed professional counselors.
Dr. Tirado’s academic, clinical and consulting work has focused on general adult psychiatry, medication assisted treatment of addiction, treatment of chronic pain and co-morbid addiction, phase 2 and 3 clinical trials, and implementation of evidence-based behavioral and medication programs in rehabilitation facilities and outpatient programs. Dr. Tirado has rendered expert opinion and evaluation on cases related to addiction and co-occurring disorders in civil, criminal and professional board actions.
Disclosure: Dr. Tirado has the following relevant financial relationships, potential or perceived, with commercial or conflicts of interest to disclose:
- Speakers Bureau: Indivior & Alkermes
- Consultant: US WorldMeds as a Medical Monitor
Review of Conflicts Policy: The UT Austin College of Pharmacy has a very strict policy to ensure against commercial conflicts of interest in CE programming. For this conference, the planning committee picks two committee members who have appropriate backgrounds to review content, and report any potential conflict of interest to the CPE Director. If conflict issues are discovered, they are addressed with speakers to make appropriate changes. Evaluations are collected from all participants with specific questions around the listed conflicts of commercial interest.