- Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
- mgambino [at] uic.edu
Matthew Gambino is a psychiatrist and a historian with an interest in recovery oriented care for seriously mentally ill men and women in the community. He is Chief of the Section for Recovery Services at Jesse Brown VAMC, where he oversees the Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (PRRTP), the Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) program, the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC), and the VHA Vocational Rehabilitation (VHA-VR) program. He has written on the history of psychiatric racism, ethical issues involved in the introduction of malarial fever therapy for neurosyphilis, and institutional culture in the mid-twentieth century United States. Dr. Gambino supervises residents in a variety of settings and has taught the PGY1 course entitled “Introduction to Clinical Interviewing.” He also holds an appointment in the Department of Medical Education and has been involved in medical student education in the humanities and social sciences.