Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
• Pre-Summit Workshop: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Monday, March 28, 2016, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dr. Adam Bisaga, MD, is an academic psychiatrist, educator and a practicing clinician. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center, and a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He has been a Principal Investigator on grants funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and his research interests include development of new medications to treat opioid and other substance use disorders. Besides his research contributions Dr. Bisaga has been actively involved in teaching medical students and practitioners. He is involved with the SAMHSA-funded national training and mentoring project “Providers’ Clinical Support System for Medication-Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT)” to implement treatments for opioid use disorders. He has been working with the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organization (WHO) conducing trainings for addiction practitioners internationally, and he is a Senior Editor of the UN/WHO International Standards on the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders.