Faculty

Timothy Fong, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director, UCLA Gambling Studies Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Director, UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Fong is a Professor of Addiction Psychiatry at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. He is the director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, a one-year program that provides clinical training in the management of addictive disorders. He is also the co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program. The purpose of this program is to examine the underlying causes and clinical characteristics of gambling disorder in order to develop effective, evidence-based treatment strategies. Finally, he is one of the founding faculty to the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, a multidisciplinary effort to examine the full impact of cannabis on the body, mind and brain.