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William C. Torrey, MD

Interim Chair and Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

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:


Workshop on Implementation Science and Digital Therapeutics for Behavioral Health.
Lord SE, Campbell ANC, Brunette MF, Cubillos L, Bartels SM, Torrey WC, Olson AL, Chapman SH, Batsis JA, Polsky D, Nunes EV, Seavey KM, Marsch LA
JMIR Ment Health. 2021 Jan 28;8(1):e17662. doi: 10.2196/17662. Epub 2021 Jan 28.
PMID: 33507151

Getting Ready for COVID-19.
Torrey WC
Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Jul 1;71(7):740. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2020 May 4.
PMID: 32362224

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of integrating mental health services in primary care in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review.
Cubillos L, Bartels SM, Torrey WC, Naslund J, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Gaviola C, Diaz SC, John DT, Williams MJ, Cepeda M, Gomez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA
BJPsych Bull. 2021 Feb;45(1):40-52. doi: 10.1192/bjb.2020.35.
PMID: 32321610

Implementing Technology-Supported Care for Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care in Colombia: Preliminary Findings.
Torrey WC, Cepeda M, Castro S, Bartels SM, Cubillos L, Obando FS, Camblor PM, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Williams M, Gomez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA
Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Jul 1;71(7):678-683. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2020 Mar 10.
PMID: 32151216

Workshop on the Development and Evaluation of Digital Therapeutics for Health Behavior Change: Science, Methods, and Projects.
Budney AJ, Marsch LA, Aklin WM, Borodovsky JT, Brunette MF, Campbell AT, Dallery J, Kotz D, Knapp AA, Lord SE, Nunes EV, Scherer EA, Stanger C, Torrey WC
JMIR Ment Health. 2020 Feb 26;7(2):e16751. doi: 10.2196/16751. Epub 2020 Feb 26.
PMID: 32130155

Perspectives, Experiences, and Practices in the Use of Digital Information Technologies in the Management of Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder in Health Care Systems in Colombia.
Cardenas P, Bartels SM, Cruz V, Gafaro L, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Torrey WC, Castro SM, Cubillos L, Williams MJ, Marsch LA, Oviedo-Manrique DG, Gomez-Restrepo C
Qual Health Res. 2020 May;30(6):906-916. doi: 10.1177/1049732320902460. Epub 2020 Feb 13.
PMID: 32054418

Addressing Severe Mental Illness Rehabilitation in Colombia, Costa Rica, and Peru.
Cubillos L, Muñoz J, Caballero J, Mendoza M, Pulido A, Carpio K, Udutha AK, Botero C, Borrero E, Rodriguez D, Cutipe Y, Emeny R, Schifferdecker K, Torrey WC
Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Apr 1;71(4):378-384. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2020 Jan 3.
PMID: 31896339

Assessing the Integration of Behavioral Health Services in Primary Care in Colombia.
Castro SM, Cubillos L, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Suarez-Obando F, Meier A, Naslund JA, Bartels SM, Williams MJ, Cepeda M, Torrey WC, Marsch LA, Gomez-Restrepo C
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2020 May;47(3):435-442. doi: 10.1007/s10488-019-01002-4.
PMID: 31832852

Electronic Medical Record Reporting Enhances Proactive Psychiatric Consultation.
Finn CT, Thakur D, Shea KM, Riblet NBV, Lee HB, Heng G, Scott R, Gardner TS, Randlett S, LaRock T, Siriwardana N, Green G, Torrey WC
Psychosomatics. 2018 Nov;59(6):561-566. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2018.05.002. Epub 2018 May 17.
PMID: 30064731

Beyond "Med Management".
Torrey WC, Griesemer I, Carpenter-Song EA
Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Jun 1;68(6):618-620. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2017 Mar 1.
PMID: 28245703

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