LEIGHTON Y. HUEY, MD
Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Huey is the Associate Dean for Behavioral Health Integration and Community Care Transformation at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine where he is Professor of Psychiatry. He is also Director of Behavioral Health for Geisinger Health Systems for Northeast Pennsylvania and serves as Co-Director of Primary Care Integration for a regional Teaching Health System, the Wright Center.
Prior to coming to Pennsylvania in March, 2018, Dr. Huey was the Birnbaum/Blum Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut where he had also been Chair of the Department of Psychiatry followed by Associate Dean. He had previously been at Dartmouth Medical School as Vice-Chair and Medical Director in Psychiatry, and before that, was Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, where he was also Chief of Psychiatry at the San Diego VA Medical Center. He did his residency at UCSD.
He has a background in psychopharmacology, and has been active in health system planning and innovation. Most recently, he is co-leading a major effort in the application of Resilience into health systems and the general community.