Seth Himelhoch researcher

Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH serves as professor and chair of the department of psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He received his medical degree at the University of Michigan School of Medicine (1994) and completed his residency training in general psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (1998). He completed a fellowship in health services research through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2001-2003), where he concurrently received a Masters Degree in Public Health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health (2003). Dr. Himelhoch completed a fellowship in Implementation and Dissemination Science through the NIH sponsored Implementation Research Institute (2012) and additional leadership training through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (2017-2020).

His research focuses on developing and studying the efficacy of innovative strategies aimed at improving the health and welfare among people with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders. Dr. Himelhoch has received continuous external grant funding from NIH since 2004 including, most recently a Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science award (U54 NIDA/FDA) in 2023.