Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH
Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington (UW) and Program Director of the CHAMMP Training Institute, whose primary mission it is to provide practical training in behavioral issues to primary care providers. In addition, provides psychiatric care to patients at the UW’s Diabetes Care Center, serves as a Affiliate Investigator at Group Health Research Institute and is a Senior Investigator at Harborview Medical Center’s Center of Emphasis, where he researches methods for improving the care of patients with diabetes, HIV, epilepsy and other chronic medical illnesses.
Dr. Ciechanowski received an NIDDK Career Development Award to study the impact of the patient-provider relationship on treatment adherence and outcomes in diabetes and other chronic illnesses in 1998. He has published extensively in the area of depression and diabetes and has been an investigator on studies testing community-integrated home-based interventions to improve depression in medically frail, older adults and adults with epilepsy.
Dr. Ciechanowski’s achievement awards include the American Psychiatric Institute Research and Education (ASPIRE)/GlaxoSmithKline Health Services Research Early Career Award, the University of Washington General Internal Medicine Outstanding Consultant Award, and the UWMC Service Excellence Award.