Douglas H. Hughes, MD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Office of Academic Affairs

Douglas Hughes
(617) 638-4150
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Dr. Hughes is the Chair of the Clinical Curriculum for Boston University Medical School. He teaches several courses at that medical school and has won both local and national awards for his teaching. Dr. Hughes has consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on setting up national guidelines around suicidal and violent behavior and more recently with the Department of Defense. He lectured extensively in Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. Dr. Hughes was the column editor for Emergency Psychiatry in the APA journal of Psychiatric Services. He was a past president of the American Association of General Hospital Psychiatry and is also a past president of the American Association of Emergency Psychiatry.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Arizona, BS

Publications

  • Published on 1/1/2010

    Kleespies P., Hughes D., Weintraub S., Pietrefesa A., Management of suicidal and aggressive patients in the medical setting, In; Greenberg D. Fogel B. eds. Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient, 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford Press, 2010 in press. Management of suicidal and aggressive patients in the medical setting. In: Greenberg D. Fogel B. eds. Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient, 3rd Edition. Oxford Press. Oxford. 2010; in press.

  • Published on 1/1/2010

    Otis J, Hughes D. Psychiatry and Chronic Pain: Integration and Coordination with Primary Care 2010. Psychiatry News. 2010; pending.

  • Published on 1/1/2008

    Simon B., Hughes D., Smith Z. Delirium. . Emergency Psychiatry: Principles and Practice. In: glick R., Berlin J., Fishkind A., Zeller S. eds. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2008.

  • Published on 1/1/2008

    Hughes D. The Diagnosis of Major Depression Instructional Project. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 2008; 20(2):197-200.

  • Published on 8/1/2007

    Hughes D. Is There a Crisis in Crisis Care?. Psychiatric Issues in Emergency Care. 2007; 6:3:27.

  • Published on 3/1/2007

    Hughes D. Delirium Revisited. Psychiatric Issues in Emergency Care. 2007; 6(1):9-10.

  • Published on 3/1/2007

    Hughes D. Medical Student and Physician Mental Health. American Association of Emergency Psychiatrists’ Newsletter. 2007.

  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Hughes D., March G. Team-Based Examinations. Academic Psychiatry Newsletter. 2007.

  • Published on 9/1/2005

    Zimbroff DL, Allen MH, Battaglia J, Citrome L, Fishkind A, Francis A, Herr DL, Hughes D, Martel M, Preval H, Ross R. Best clinical practice with ziprasidone IM: update after 2 years of experience. CNS Spectr. 2005 Sep; 10(9):1-15. PMID: 16247923.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2004

    Chou J., Hughes D., Zimbroff D. Case Studies in Managing Acute Agitation in Schizophrenia: Advances in IM Antipsychotics. Medical Education Resource, Inc. Littleton, Colorado. 2004; 1-44.

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