Timothy W. Fong, M.D.

University of California, Los Angeles
Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior

Timothy W. Fong, M.D. Alumni (2005 - 2007)

Biography

Dr. Fong is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. Dr. Fong completed his undergraduate and medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. He then came to UCLA and finished his residency in adult general psychiatry in 2002 and was the first accredited addiction psychiatry fellow at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (2002-2004).

Currently, he is co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program and is the director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. The purpose of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program is to examine the underlying causes and course of problem and pathological gambling and to develop effective, evidence-based treatments. It does this through a collaborative network of academic researchers and treatment providers located throughout the state and at a national level. Recent research projects include examining the impact of pathological gambling on Asian Pacific Islander communities and characterizing Internet gambling patterns of undergraduate students. Other active research projects include drug development trials, developing evidenced-based treatments and characterizing the neurobiological alterations of pathological gambling.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

University of California, Los Angeles
Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior
760 Westwood Plaza, Room C8-887
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone

(310) 825-1479

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(310) 825-0301

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