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Lisa Puglisi, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

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Core Faculty, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

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Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Core Faculty, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

Biography

Lisa Puglisi, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University where she practices primary care and addiction medicine. She is the director of Transitions Clinic-New Haven, a multi-disciplinary clinic that is part of a national network of programs that focus on care of individuals who are returning to the community from incarceration. Her clinical practice includes treatment of addiction and hepatitis C in primary care and she also oversees a medical legal partnership. She has developed specific skills in training, hiring and supervising community health workers and directing interdisciplinary teams of physicians, midlevel providers, community health workers, research personnel and legal colleagues around the work of clinical care and research to improve the health of people with recent incarceration. She is originally from the New Haven area and deeply committed to the community. Lisa received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her medical training at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Appointments

Education & Training

Chief Resident
Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
Residency
Yale-New Haven Hospital (2012)
MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2009)

Research

Overview

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Opioid Epidemic; Prisons; Social Conditions; Social Justice

Research at a Glance

Yale Co-Authors

Frequent collaborators of Lisa Puglisi's published research.

Publications

2024

2023

Academic Achievements and Community Involvement

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    Reviewer

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    Board Member

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    Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

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    Award for Excellence in Inpatient Education

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    Award for Excellence in Inpatient Education

Clinical Care

Overview

Lisa Puglisi, MD, is an internal medicine and addiction medicine specialist, treating patients with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as substance use disorders and hepatitis C.

She is also the director of the Transitions Clinic at the New Haven Primary Care Center. The clinic is part of a national network focused on addressing the health needs of people returning to the community after incarceration.

Dr. Puglisi has developed specific skills in training, hiring, and supervising community health workers and directing interdisciplinary teams of physicians, mid-level providers, community health workers, research personnel, and legal colleagues to improve clinical care and research surrounding the health of those recently incarcerated.

Originally from the New Haven area, she is dedicated to helping her community. Dr. Puglisi has received several awards including the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from Yale School of Medicine and the Gold Humanism Award from the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

She is an assistant professor of medicine (general medicine) for Yale School of Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Addiction Medicine

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Board Certifications

  • Addiction Medicine (Preventive Medicine)

    Certification Organization
    AB of Preventive Medicine
    Original Certification Date
    2019
  • Internal Medicine

    Certification Organization
    AB of Internal Medicine
    Latest Certification Date
    2019
    Original Certification Date
    2013

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