Hani Khouzam, MD, MPH, FAPA
|Title(s)||Professor, Dean's Office|
|School||School of Medicine|
|Address||UCSF Fresno MEP|
Dr.Hani Raoul Khouzam received his M.B.B.Ch Medical Degree form Cairo University, Faculty of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt, then obtained his Master's Degree in Public Health M.P.H. from Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed a Fellowship in Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and International Health as a Fulbright Scholar of the Hubert H. Humphrey International Fellowship. He completed his Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Oklahoma City. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association F.A.P.A. During his tenure from 1992 to 2000 at the VA in Manchester, New Hampshire, Dr. Khouzam was the Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and the Psychiatrist of the Substance Abuse Program. As an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, he participated in the training of Dartmouth Medical School Psychiatry Residents. During that period he also supervised and trained Addiction Medicine Fellows as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine with Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Khouzam joined UCSF Fresno Department of Psychiatry in December 2000 while serving as the Medical Director of the Chemical Dependency Treatment Program at the VA Central California Health Care System in Fresno, and as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, he actively participated for fifteen years in the educational and training missions of the residency training program there.
Dr. Khouzam retired from the VA in July 2015 and was the Medical Director of Employee Behavioral Health at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Professor of Psychiatry at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, in Hanover. He returned from his VA retirement in October 2017 to serve our nation’s veterans and was the staff psychiatrist at the General Mental Health Clinic and the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. As a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, he actively participated in the teaching and training of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Internal Medicine Residents and MS-3 of UC Davis Medical School in Sacramento.
In January 2022, Dr. Khouzam transferred from the Sacramento VA to the Fresno VA as a staff psychiatrist of the Mental Health Clinic and the Rural Mental Health Clinics. He rejoined UCSF Fresno Department of Psychiatry, where as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor he is once again teaching and supervising psychiatry residents.
Dr. Khouzam received the Outstanding Instructor Award of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; the Fresno VA “Man of the Year” award; and the Guardian Necklace Award, during his tenure as a consultant psychiatrist at the Matariki Community Mental Health Services in Auckland, New Zealand.
Dr. Khouzam has authored many articles and book chapters in the psychiatric and medical literature, and he is the principal and co-author of the Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry which was published by Mosby/Elsevier. He is also fluent in Arabic and French.
In addition to postage stamp collecting, reading, writing, and storytelling ,Dr. Khouzam incorporates religion, ethics, moral values, spirituality, music, the arts, literature and cultural diversity in his assessment of patients’ human condition and in his teaching didactics and educational curricula.