Joseph W. Ditre

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Aging & Policy Studies

Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D., University of South Florida, Clinical Psychology
Health Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Addiction/Addictive Behaviors, Chronic Physical and Mental Health Disorders

Joseph W. Ditre is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Syracuse University. His research interests fall under the broad domains of health psychology and behavioral medicine, with a focus on the intersection of addictive behaviors (substance use disorders) and comorbid medical disorders (e.g., chronic pain, cancer, HIV/AIDS). Additional topics of interest include the study of age differences and age-related changes in pain processes and experiences, and the development of integrated treatments for behavioral health problems in primary care medical settings.  Dr. Ditre is Director of the Pain and Addiction Research Lab at Syracuse University, which conducts NIH grant-funded, community-based clinical research and intervention studies out of the Central New York Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.