Curriculum Vitae

Richard J. Pines, D.O.

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Office Address: 5593 N. Glenwood Street, Boise, ID 83714
Office Phone: (208) 322-5354


D.O., Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA, June 1989
M.A., Experimental Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago, May 1984
B.S., Biology & Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago, May 1981


7/95 – 6/97 Child Psychiatry Fellowship, Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry, Topeka, KS
7/93 – 6/95 Psychiatry Residency, Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry, Topeka, KS
6/90 – 7/93 Pediatrics Residency, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
6/89 – 6/90 Family Medicine Internship, Lakeview Hospital, Milwaukee, WI


General Psychiatry, 2001 to 2015
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2001 to 2015


12/17 to Current Private Practice in Psychiatry
Mountain View Behavioral Health, Boise, ID
10/17 to Current Clinical Research Psychiatrist
Northwest Clinical Trials, Boise, ID
2012 to 2017 Sabbatical
Spent time researching small business options in the Treasure Valley. Joined SBDC-Idaho. Trained in small business operations. Formed company and purchased a small business.
Summer 2012 Consulting Psychiatrist
Corizon, Idaho State Prison System
5/07 – 2/12 Consulting Psychiatrist
Syringa General Hospital, Grangeville, ID
8/04 – 11/11 Consulting Psychiatrist
Multiple mental health agencies throughout Idaho (Community Based
Counseling, Rocky Mountain Behavioral Health, Access Behavioral Health)
7/01 – 8/04 Consulting Psychiatrist
State of Idaho, Department of Health & Welfare, Lewiston, Grangeville, and Orofino, ID
8/00 – 9/11 Consulting Psychiatrist
Boise School District
4/98 – 8/12 Consulting Psychiatrist
Northwest Children’s Home, Lewiston, ID
7/97 – 7/11 Staff Psychiatrist/Medical Director
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID


Heroes in the Fight Award, Boise, ID 2007
Lifetime of Service Award from the Idaho Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, 2003
The Golden Pen Award, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID, 2002
Friend of Idaho School Psychologists Award, 2002
Seeley Fellow Award, Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry, Topeka, KS, 1996
Children’s Memorial Hospital Milieu Therapist Incentive Award, Chicago, IL, 1983
B.S. Cum Laude, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 1981


Author: “A Three-Year-Old Monster”, textbook chapter, Infant & Toddler Mental Health, 2002.

Co-author: “Use of the time out procedure in a child psychiatry inpatient milieu: combing dynamic and behavioral approaches,” Child Psychiatry and Human Development, Spring 1990: 20(3):207-16.

Co-author: “Sequences of staff-child interactions on a child psychiatric inpatient unit,” Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, February 1990:18(1):1-14.

First author: “Staff-patient ratio and type of interaction on a child psychiatry inpatient unit,” Child Psychiatry and Human Development, Fall 1985; 16(1)14-29.

Co-author: “Early influences of prematurity, illness, and prolonged hospitalization on infant behavior,” Developmental Psychology, 1982; 18(5):744-750.

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