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Joao P. De Aquino, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Assistant Chief of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU), Psychiatry

Contact Information

Joao P. De Aquino, MD

Patient Care Location

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • 950 Campbell Avenue

    151D

    West Haven, CT 06516

    United States

Biography

Dr. De Aquino is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and Assistant Chief of Inpatient Psychiatry at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit. In addition to treating persons with substance use disorders and co-occurring medical and psychiatric disorders, he uses behavioral pharmacology, computerized psychophysics, and clinical trial approaches to develop novel therapeutics for pain and addiction.

Education & Training

  • Advanced Research Fellowship
    Yale University & VA VISN-1 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) (2021)
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
    Yale University (2019)
  • Psychiatry Residency
    Yale University (2018)
  • MD
    Federal University of Ceara, School of Medicine (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
IMPOWR-YOU Pilot AwardIntegrative Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder for Whole Recovery-Yale Organizations United (IMPOWR-YOU) Research Center2022
ACNP Past Travel Awardee Progress FundingAmerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)2022
CPDD Early Career Investigator Travel AwardCollege on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)2022
ACNP Travel AwardAmerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)2021
K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development AwardNational Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)2021
Mentored Clinical Research AwardRobert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust2019
Early Career Investigator Travel FellowshipSociety of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP)2019
Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS)Boston University School of Medicine & National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)2019
Laughlin FellowshipAmerican College of Psychiatrists (ACP)2018
Seymour L. Lustman Resident Research AwardYale Department of Psychiatry2018
Trainee Travel AwardAssociation of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP)2018
Career Development Institute for Psychiatry AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine & Stanford University School of Medicine2018
Early Career Addiction Psychiatry AwardAmerican Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)2017
Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators AwardAmerican Psychiatric Association (APA)2016

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Janeway SocietyCouncil Member2022 - Present
College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)Human Research Committee2022 - Present

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