Recognized Expert, Author and Trailblazer in the Field of Psychiatry Joins PAR/Strive

We are excited to announce that Dr. Robert L. Pyles, MD, has joined PAR as our Chief Medical Officer. An established leader in the addiction and mental health fields, Dr. Pyles has served as President of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, and the Coalition for Patient Rights, among others. Dr. Pyles has received numerous awards, including a Special Presidential Commendation from the American Psychiatric Association “in recognition of superb invigorating leadership of the psychoanalytic community, dedication to a truly multi-faceted, comprehensive psychiatry and courage in public advocacy” and the honor of “Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American Psychiatric Association.

A United States Navy veteran, Dr. Pyles’ pioneering work with the veteran population, combined with his expertise on trauma, PTSD and other comorbid conditions, makes him the perfect candidate to develop PAR’s population-specific addiction and mental health programming.

In his new role, Dr. Pyles will assist in the strategic development of PAR’s medical and clinical programming and protocols. He will provide medical insight, expertise and leadership to ensure we deliver best-in-class substance abuse and mental health care services.