Todd KorthuisM.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicine

Special focus on

  • Addiction
  • HIV and Internal Medicine

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Biography

Dr. Korthuis is a general internist, addiction medicine specialist, and clinician scientist. He began his clinical career treating patients living with HIV and became board-certified in addiction medicine in 2010. He serves as Chief of the Section of Addiction Medicine and Program Director for the OHSU Addiction Medicine Fellowship. His research focuses on improving integration of addiction treatment in diverse health care settings, including HIV clinics. He serves as Co-Principal Investigator of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Western States Node that tests new treatment strategies for opioid, methamphetamine, and cocaine use disorders. He also serves as Principal Investigator includes the CTN-0067 trial of extended-release naltrexone in North American HIV clinics (UG1DA015815), the BRAVO implementation trial of buprenorphine for OUD in Vietnam HIV clinics (R01DA037441), the Oregon HOPE study to improve engagement in opioid use disorder treatment in rural Oregon (UH3DA044831), and a peer intervention to improve retention of people who use drugs in clinical trials in rural America (U01TR002631). Honors include the 2008 Lawrence S. Linn Award for research that improves the lives of people living with HIV and a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar award to study integration of HIV and addiction care in Vietnam.

Education

  • B.S., 1986, Azusa Pacific University
  • M.D., 1991, University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School
  • M.P.H., 2002, University of California Los Angeles
  • Internship:

    • Naval Medical Center San Diego, 1991-1992
  • Residency:

    • Yale University School of Medicine, 1996-1998
    • Yale University School of Medicine, 1998-1999
  • Fellowship:

    • West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Ambulatory Care, 2000-2002
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Preventive Medicine, Addiction Medicine Subspecialty, 2019-current
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine, 2010-current
    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998-current

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Society of General Internal Medicine