Dr. Jeremy Hustead, M.D., serves as an Assistant Professor and Medical Director of the inpatient Dual Diagnosis Unit at WVU Medicine’s Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry in Morgantown, West Virginia. Prior to joining the WVU faculty in 2020, Jeremy completed 4 years of General Psychiatry training there including being their Chief Resident during his final year. After residency graduation, he served as the first Addiction Psychiatry Fellow in program history and is now involved in training both Addiction Psychiatry and Medicine fellows.
Throughout his career, Dr. Hustead has maintained a keen interest in educating various audiences including other physicians, medical students, nurses, APPs, and those in the criminal justice system. Jeremy has given over thirty formal lectures on various topics from medication assisted treatment of opioid use disorder to combating stigma in addiction treatment. He is currently serving as the President of the West Virginia Society of Addiction Medicine (WVSAM), the state chapter for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). In the future, he plans to continue to advocate for effective substance use treatment and to reduce the enormous of amount of stigma that follows those with the terrible disease of addiction.