Dr. Woody, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, has 35 years of experience in specialized research on treatment efficacy in substance abuse. His research has focused on the relationships between participation in treatment for substance use disorders and HIV risk.
In addition, Dr. Woody has studied factors associated with the spread of HIV in the US and internationally. Among his notable achievements are being Founding Member of the Board of Addiction Psychiatry of the American Psychiatric Association, two-time member of the Board of Directors of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is currently Director of the Delaware Valley Node of the NIDA-funded Clinical Trials Network.