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Alan D. Valentine, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Department Chair, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
Professor, Critical Care, Section of Integrated Ethics, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, MD, Medicine
1981 The University of Texas-Arlington, Arlington, TX, BS, Microbiology

Postgraduate Training

1/1986-1/1990 Residency in Psychiatry, The University of Texas Medical System, Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

1/2005 Psychosomatic Medicine
1/2003 Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (AAHPM)
1/1994 Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry
1/1992 Psychiatry

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Department Chair ad interim, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2006-10/2011

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Huh Shinn, E, Carmack Taylor, CL, Kilgore, K, Valentine, A, Bodurka, DC, Kavanagh J, Sood, A, Li, Y, Basen-Engquist K. Associations with Worry about Dying and Hopelessness in Ambulatory Ovarian Cancer Patients. Palliative & Support Care(7):299-306, 2009.

Book Chapters

1. Duffy JD and Valentine AD. Delirium. In: The MD Anderson Manual of Psychosocial Oncology. Ed(s) JD Duffy, AD Valentine. McGraw-Hill: New York, 87-97, 2010.
2. Valentine AD. Mood Disorders. In: The MD Anderson Manual of Psychosocial Oncology. Ed(s) JD Duffy, AD Valentine. McGraw-Hill: New York, 59-69, 2010.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Adherence to Swallowing Rehabilitation Exercises in Head & Neck Cancer
Funding Source: National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
Role: Significant Contributor
Principal Investigator: Eileen Shinn, PhD
Duration: 9/18/2009 - 8/31/2014

Last updated: 6/11/2013