Alexander Y Walley, MD, MSc
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Dr Alex Walley is a Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. His research focus is on the medical complications of substance use, specifically HIV and overdose, and is an active investigator on clinical trials and cohort studies. He provides primary care and office-based addiction treatment for patients with HIV at Boston Medical Center.
EducationJohns Hopkins Medical School, 2000
University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 2004
Clinical Addiction Research and Education Fellowship, 2007
Location725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02119
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