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Paul Joudrey, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

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Paul Joudrey, MD, MPH



Paul Joudrey, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Yale School of Medicine and a Yale Drug use, Addiction, and HIV Research (DAHRS) Scholar. Dr. Joudrey is committed to improving the health of people with substance use disorders by expanding access to high quality evidence-based care. This includes research aiming for greater equity in access to medications for opioid use disorder, particularly methadone in rural communities, as well as improving the adoption of medications for alcohol use disorder within hospital settings. He utilizes geospatial and implementation science methods to inform novel strategies for expanding access to these underutilized addiction treatments. Certified as a general internist and addiction medicine specialist, he serves as an attending physician within the Yale New Haven Hospital Primary Care Clinic, as well as attending physician for the Ledge Light Health District and Alliance for Living Coordinated, Access, Resources, Engagement, and Support (CARES) program which provides low barrier buprenorphine in New London county. He received his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and his medical degree from New York University. Dr. Joudrey completed residency training at Montefiore Medical Center in the Primary Care Social Internal Medicine program and completed the National Clinician Scholars Program fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine (2019)
  • National Clinician Scholars Program Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2019)
  • Resident
    Montefiore Medical Center (2017)
  • MD
    New York University (2014)
  • MPH
    New York University (2014)


  • Rates of Alcohol-Related Care Among Veterans with Unhealthy Alcohol Use by Long-Term Opioid Therapy Receipt
    Virtual oral presentation 2021
  • Timely access to methadone for opioid use disorder among Urban and Rural Opioid Treatment Programs
    Virtual oral presentation 2021
  • Overdose risk and treatment access during the COVID-19 pandemic among individuals with opioid use disorder
    Virtual poster presentation 2021
  • Small Area Accessibility Analysis of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Providers in the Continental U.S.
    virtual poster presentation 2021

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Mack Lipkin, Sr. Associate Member Award Finalist for highest judged associate member abstractSociety General Internal Medicine2019
Solomon and Dora Shapiro Award for excellence based on scholarship, personality, and characterNew York University School of Medicine2014

Professional Service

Substance Use and MisuseReviewer2021 - Present
Journal of Appalachian HealthReviewer2021 - Present
Drug and Alcohol DependenceReviewer2021 - Present
International Journal of Drug PolicyReviewer2021 - Present
Journal of General Internal MedicineReviewer2021 - Present
Addiction Science and Clinical PracticeReviewer2021
Health Services InsightsReviewer2021
Drug and Alcohol DependenceReviewer2021
National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials NetworkMethadone Task Force2020 - 2021
JAMA PsychiatryReviewer2020
Journal of Substance Abuse TreatmentReviewer2020
Substance AbuseReviewer2020
Journal of Appalachian HealthReviewer2020
Drug and Alcohol DependenceReviewer2020
North Central Ohio Harm ReductionCommunity non-profit2020 - Present
Journal of Addiction MedicineReviewer2019
Health AffairsReviewer2019
Journal of Substance Abuse TreatmentReviewer2019
Addiction Science and Clinical PracticeReviewer2018
JAMA Internal MedicineReviewer2018
City of New HavenLaw Enforcement Assisted Diversion Policy Group2017 - 2019

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