Public Health Coordinator, Heroin Response Strategy, and Executive Director, Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions
• Heroin Track: HIDTA Heroin Response Strategy
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Before joining the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions in 2011, Dr. Peter Luongo, PhD, worked in the behavioral health field for over 35 years as a social worker and administrator. In Maryland, Dr. Luongo served as the Social Services Administrator and in senior clinical and administrative positions at the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Health and Human Services for over two decades. He received his bachelor’s and master’s in psychology from The Catholic University of America and his PhD in social work from the University of Maryland. Dr. Luongo has served as a faculty associate at Johns Hopkins University, where he received the Johns Hopkins University Excellence in Teaching Award in 1996. In 2008, he received the Maryland Social Worker of the Year award from the National Association of Social Workers, and in 2012 he was selected as one of “50 Heroes for Justice” by The University of Maryland School of Social Work.