Western State Psychiatric Institute

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Western State Psychiatric Institute
Current Status Active
Building Style Single Building
Alternate Names
  • Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic (Current)
  • Thomas Detre Hall (Pittsburg University Building Name)


Named for influential educator, respected clinician, and longtime Pitt administrator Thomas Detre, Detre Hall is home to Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the Pitt Department of Psychiatry.

Now part of the UPMC Health System, WPIC has been a national leader in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of mental health and addictive disorders for more than half a century.

In cooperation with the School of Medicine, WPIC also strives to establish research programs that will produce the critical knowledge necessary to offer the highest quality of mental health care. The Department of Psychiatry currently houses six federally funded Centers of Excellence.

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