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Thomas Wise Thomas Wise
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Office Phone: 703-776-3626
Email: Email
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1965
  • MD, Duke University, 1969


Dr. Wise graduated from Dartmouth College, Duke University School of Medicine and then completed his training with a fellowship in Liaison Medicine at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center. His career has focused upon the relationship between Psychiatry and Medicine. In that capacity he has been president of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine; the American Psychosomatic Society ; and the American Association of General Hospital Psychiatrists. He served on the item writing committee of the added qualifications examination for Psychosomatic Medicine. He is the series editor for Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine. He served as Editor in Chief for Psychosomatics and is on the editorial boards of Psychosomatic Medicine; Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy; Psychotherapy and Psychosomaticsand is on the advisory boards of psychosomatic journals in Italy and Portugal. He has also served as Director of Research at the Sexual Behaviors Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has published over 300 papers and book chapters and editor 8 books. He currently chairs the Council of Adult Psychiatry for the American Psychiatric Association and is a Fellow in the American College of Psychiatrists; The American College of Physicians; The American Psychopathological Association, and the American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Life Fellow)

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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