Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine
• Treatment Track: Closing Treatment Gaps in the Healthcare and Criminal Justice Systems
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Dr. Jennifer McNeely, MD, MS, is Assistant Professor at the New York University School of Medicine, and a general internist specialized in addiction medicine. Her research focuses on the implications of substance use for individuals and health systems, and on improving the identification and treatment of addiction in general medical settings. In 2010 she received a NIDA K23 career development award to study patient self-administered substance use screening tools. She is Co-Lead Investigator of a NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study (CTN 0059) that developed and validated a brief substance use screening tool, and Lead Investigator of a second NIDA CTN study (CTN 0062-Ot) that integrates the NIDA Common Data Elements into electronic health records in large health systems. Her prior work has included policy research on models of opioid maintenance treatment and analysis of large public health data sets to describe the health burden of illicit opioid use in New York City.