Our Faculty

Sarah M Bagley, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Substance use disorder, opioid use disorders

Alyssa F Peterkin, MD

Assistant Professor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, General Internal Medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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Jessica L Taylor, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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Christine A Pace, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Jeffrey H Samet, MD, MA, MPH

John Noble, MD Professor in General Internal Medicine and Vice Chair of Public Health, Department of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Substance use in medical settings, substance use and HIV infection, health professional substance use education

Daniel P Alford, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Director, Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit, Director, Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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Karen E Lasser, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Special Interests

depression, hepatitis C, smoking cessation

Ricardo Cruz, MD

Instructor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Christopher W Shanahan, MD, MPH

Director, Community Medicine Unit, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Sandra S Looby-Gordon, MD

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Jennifer R Siegel, MD

Medical Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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Amy M Yule, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Cara H Fuchs, PhD

Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Integrated Behavioral Health; Healthy equity; Trauma-informed care

David C Henderson, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Global mental health capacity building

Michael A Dawes, MD

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Special Interests

Addiction Psychiatry; Population Health as it relates to Patients with SUD and Co-occurring mental health disorders

Eric G Devine, PhD

Assistant Professor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Addiction, anxiety, depression, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy

Natalija Bogdanovic, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Evidence-based psychopharmacology, Expert second opinion

Michelle P Durham, MD, MPH

Vice Chair of Education, Director of Residency, Director of Public Psychiatry Fellowship, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Associate Director, Global and Local Center for Mental Health Disparities.

Cassandra M Pierre, MD, MPH

Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Sabrina A Assoumou, MD, MPH

Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Medical complications of substance abuse, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV)

Marilyn C Augustyn, MD

Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Special Interests

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD, intellectual disability, learning disability, urban education

Julia E Potter, MD

Associate Medical Director, Adolescent Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Kelley A Saia, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, , Director Project RESPECT, Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Pregnancy at Boston Medical Center,

Lauren M Nentwich, MD

Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Shakevia Johnson, MD, MS

Director of Mother-Child Wellness Clinical and Research Center

Special Interests

Addiction, Mother-Child Wellness

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Rachel L Epstein, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Kaku So-Armah, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests

HIV, Addiction, Liver Disease

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Mary Tomanovich, MA

Program Manager, Grayken Center for Addiction

Special Interests

Addiction Treatment, Social Determinants of Health

Theresa Rolley, CARC

Wellness and Recovery Advocate

Special Interests

Addiction Treatment, Social Determinants of Health

Emily Lapidus, LICSW

Social Worker, Addiction Consult Service

Special Interests

Addiction Treatment, Social Determinants of Health

Ursel Hughes, CARC, NPRSS, CHW

Recovery Coach

Special Interests

Addiction recovery of pregnant and post partum women and human trafficking victims

Kathleen Neimann, NP

Nurse Practitioner, Addiction Consult Service

Special Interests

Addiction Treatment

Robert J Vinci, MD

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics and The Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Benjamin P Linas, MD

Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Simeon Kimmel, MD, MA

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Project TRUST

Special Interests

Infectious complications of substance use