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Joao P. De Aquino, MD

Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry

Contact Information

Joao P. De Aquino, MD

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • 300 George St

    New Haven, CT, 06511

    United States


Dr. De Aquino is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. As an Addiction Psychiatrist, he treats patients with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. His research uses pharmacological approaches to understand the contributions of the endocannabinoid system to the neurobiology of addiction and develop novel treatments for opioid use disorder and chronic pain.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Universidade Federal Do Ceara, Brazil, School of Medicine (2012)
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellow
    Yale University
  • Resident Physician
    Yale University

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
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 Psychiatrists2018
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

Departments & Organizations