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Sandra Ann Springer, MD

Professor of Medicine (AIDS) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Veterans Administration Healthcare Services, Newington

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Sandra Ann Springer, MD

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    135 College Street

    New Haven, Connecticut 06511

    United States


Sandra Springer, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Springer is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Addiction Medicine. In addition, she is an attending physician at the Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS) and the Director of the Infectious Disease Clinic at the Newington site of the VACHS. She graduated from Harvard University, then later received her Medical Degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School. She did her Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Disease Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine. She currently is the director of her clinical research lab InSTRIDE (Integrating Substance use Treatment Research with Infectious Disease for Everyone)

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2004)
  • Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (2001)
  • MD
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Medicine (1998)
  • AB
    Harvard University, Psychology (1990)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Avant-Garde award for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder ResearchNational Institute on Drug Abuse2022
Invited Chair and Discussion of "Integrative Research on Injectable Extended-Release Naltrexone"Research Society on Alcoholism2012
Independent Scientist K-02 AwardNational Institute of Drug Abuse2011
Invited Reviewer of R01 GrantsNational Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)2011
Award for Outstanding Provider in the CommunityVNA- South Central Partnership2007
Recipient of the 2006 B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communication 2006
Mentored Career Development K-23 AwardNational Institute of Drug Abuse2005
Bristol-Myers Squibb HIV Virology Fellowship AwardBristo-Myers Squibb2002
Academic Excellence Award for Women in Field of MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School1998

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