Peter Hauser, MD - Psychiatry

Dr. Peter Hauser reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Hauser is a Professor in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health Sciences University and Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.

Education and Training

MD: University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA, 1981

Internship: University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, 1981

Residency in In-Patient Care Services: Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, 1983

Residency in Gender Identity Clinic: Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, 1984

Residency in Social and Community Psychiatry: Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Family Studies, Toronto, ON, 1984–1985

Residency in Outpatient Clinic: Sibley Memorial Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 1985–1986

Fellowship in Biological Psychiatry: National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, 1986–1988


Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Appointments

Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR:

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, 2005–present
  • Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, 2003–present
  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, 2000–present

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1994–2004:

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Hauser has received honoraria from Abbott Laboratories, Astra Zeneca, and Bristol Myers Squibb.

Current as of: January 10, 2014