Board Certification and Academic Information
||Psychiatry - Associate Professor (Clinical)
||American Board of Addiction Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Addiction Psychiatry)
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||University Neuropsychiatric Institute
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Dr. Elizabeth Howell is Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Clinical) at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah, with an inpatient and outpatient practice at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute. She has been the Training Director for the Addiction Psychiatry fellowship program at the University of Utah School of Medicine since 2010. Dr. Howell holds medical licensure in Utah, Georgia and South Carolina, is Board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and holds lifetime certification from the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Howell served as the President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) from 2005-2007 and was a long-serving member of the ASAM Board of Directors. She received the ASAM Annual Award in 2012. She served on the inaugural board of the American Board of Addiction Medicine for 3 years. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). In July 2007, Dr. Howell was appointed to the first of two four-year terms on the Utah Physicians Licensing Board and was elected Chairperson of the Licensing Board from 2010-2014. Dr. Howell is a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse of the National Institute of Health, and a past member of the National Advisory Council of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration.
Dr. Howell received her Medical Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, where she also completed a Pediatrics internship, a General Psychiatry residency, and a psychiatry research fellowship and was Chief Resident in Psychiatry. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Emory University School of Medicine from 1987 to 1993 and Clinical Assistant Professor from 1993 to 2005, prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2005. She assisted in the development of Emory’s ACGME-accredited Addiction Psychiatry fellowship and was faculty in the fellowship program from 2001-2005.