Company: The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
George E. Woody, MD, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychiatry.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Woody has been a professor in the department of psychiatry with the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine since 1999, having been a clinical professor since 1985, a clinical associate professor from 1979 to 1985, a clinical assistant professor from 1975 to 1979, an associate from 1973 to 1975, and an instructor from 1971 to 1973. In addition to his primary roles, he has served as a faculty member with 1000 Medicine ISSN Online since 2006 and a visiting professor with the University of Rio Grande do Sul since 1997. Previously, Dr. Woody was a principal investigator with the Delaware Valley of Clinical Trials Network from 1999 to 2015 and a clinical supervisor with the Modern Psychiatric Institute from 1994 to 1996.
Dr. Woody has also been active with the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center as chief of the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit from 1983 to 1999, the Drug Dependence Treatment Research Unit from 1981 to 1983, and Outpatient Therapy from 1973 to 1980, having been staff psychiatrist from 1971 to 1973. Earlier in his career, he was a staff psychiatrist with the West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium.
Dr. Woody began his career as a student at Amherst College, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1960 and earning a Doctor of Medicine from Temple University in 1964. He subsequently served as a rotating intern with Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1964 to 1965 and as a resident in psychiatry with the Temple University Hospital from 1967 to 1970. Completing coursework with the Philadelphia Psychoanalytics Institute, Dr. Woody also holds an honorary doctorate from Pavlov State University.
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