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William C. Torrey, MD

Interim Chair and Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Raymond Sobel Professorship of Psychiatry

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry

The Dartmouth Institute

Dartmouth College, AB 1980
Harvard Medical School, MD 1985

New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center

Contact Information

Department of Psychiatry
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756-0001

Office: 5 D
Phone: 603-650-7549
Fax: 603-650-5842
Email: William.C.Torrey@Dartmouth.EDU

Assistant: Kelly A. Ducharme
Asst. Phone: 603-650-7549
Asst. Email:

Professional Interests

Care of adults with severe mental illnesses
Psychiatric rehabilitation
Implementing evidence-based practices

Courses Taught

Community mental health seminar

Selected Publications


Access barriers, self-recognition, and recognition of depression and unhealthy alcohol use: A qualitative study.
Gomez-Restrepo C, Cardenas P, Marroquin-Rivera A, Cepeda M, Suarez-Obando F, Miguel Uribe-Restrepo J, Castro S, Cubillos L, Torrey WC, Bartels SM, Van Arcken-Martinez C, Park S, John D, Marsch LA
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:52-63. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.008. Epub 2021 Aug 8.
PMID: 34380593

Scaling Up Science-Based Care for Depression and Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Colombia: An Implementation Science Project.
Marsch LA, Gomez-Restrepo C, Bartels SM, Bell K, Camblor PM, Castro S, Cardenas Charry MP, Cepeda M, Cubillos L, John D, Jassir MP, Lemley SM, Suarez-Obando F, Torrey WC, Uribe JM, Williams MJ
Psychiatr Serv. 2022 Feb 1;73(2):196-205. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2021 Aug 4.
PMID: 34347504

Barriers and facilitators to the diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care in Colombia: Perspectives of providers, healthcare administrators, patients and community representatives.
Bartels SM, Cardenas P, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Cubillos L, Torrey WC, Castro SM, Williams MJ, Oviedo-Manrique DG, Gomez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.01.001. Epub 2021 Jul 17.
PMID: 34281805

Addressing harmful alcohol use in primary care in Colombia: Understanding the sociocultural context.
Vargas S, Medina Chavez AM, Gomez-Restrepo C, Cardenas P, Torrey WC, Williams MJ, Bartels SM, Cubillos L, Castro SM, Suarez-Obando F, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Marsch LA
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:73-82. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2020.11.004. Epub 2021 Jul 16.
PMID: 34275776

Network of actors involved in the identification, care, and follow-up of unhealthy alcohol use in primary care in Colombia.
Medina Ch AM, Torrey WC, Vargas S, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Gomez-Restrepo C
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.007. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
PMID: 34274261

Patterns of digital information and communication technology use among patients at primary health care centres in Colombia: Phase I of the DIADA project.
Suarez-Obando F, Gomez-Restrepo C, Castro-Diaz S, Paez-Rojas P, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Naslund JA, Torrey WC, Cubillos L, Bartels SM, Williams MJ, Marsch LA
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:116-132. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.003. Epub 2021 Jul 10.
PMID: 34257055

Implementing a Redcap-based research data collection system for mental health.
Marroquin Rivera A, Rosas-Romero JC, Castro SM, Suarez-Obando F, Aguilera-Cruz J, Bartels SM, Park S, Torrey WC, Gomez-Restrepo C
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:110-115. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.004. Epub 2021 Jul 10.
PMID: 34257053

Health-related quality of life and health literacy among adult primary care patients with subsidized or contributive health insurance in Colombia.
Lemley SM, Castro-Diaz S, Cubillos L, Suarez-Obando F, Torrey WC, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Williams M, Marsch LA, Gomez-Restrepo C
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.005. Epub 2021 Jul 9.
PMID: 34253502

A characterisation of social media users within the primary care system in Colombia and predictors of their social media use to understand their health.
Bartels SM, Martinez-Camblor P, Naslund JA, Suarez-Obando F, Torrey WC, Cubillos L, Williams MJ, Castro SM, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Gomez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA
Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:42-51. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.002. Epub 2021 Jul 7.
PMID: 34244119

Perspectives on the Implementation of Screening and Treatment for Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care in Colombia.
Shannon CL, Bartels SM, Cepeda M, Castro S, Cubillos L, Suarez-Obando F, Williams MJ, Gomez Restrepo C, Uribe M, Marsch L, Torrey WC
Community Ment Health J. 2021 Nov;57(8):1579-1587. doi: 10.1007/s10597-021-00781-1. Epub 2021 Mar 4.
PMID: 33665738

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