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Faculty

Clinical Faculty

Ismene Petrakis, MD , Director of Fellowship Training in Addiction Psychiatry

  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Chief of Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • Primary Investigator of PI NIDA-funded training grant (T32) training grant

Ellen Lockard Edens, MD, MPE , Associate Director of Fellowship Training in Addiction Psychiatry

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • SUD Lead, National Telemental Health Consultation Center, Veterans Affairs
  • Co-Director, VA Opioid Reassessment Clinic

Srinivas Muvvala, MD, MPH , CMHC/APT Site Training Director

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Medical Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit at the Connecticut Mental Health Center

Gretchen Hermes, MD, PhD , Medical Director, APT Foundation

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Medical Director, APT Foundation
  • Chief Psychiatrist, Yale Stress Center

Gabriela Garcia, MD , VA Site Training Director

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director of Methadone Maintenance Program, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Gustavo Angarita, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Medical Director ForDD Clinic of CMHC
  • Inpatient Chief Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit of CMHC

Bachaar Arnaout, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Clinical Resource Hub at VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Declan Barry, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director, Pain Treatment Services and Director of Research at APT Foundation

Anahita Bassir Nia, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Psychiatrist, Adult Intensive Outpatient Program, Yale New Haven Hospital
  • APT Foundation; Researcher, National Center for PTSD

Deepa R. Camenga, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Attending Physician, APT Foundation Young Adult Treatment Track

Noah Capurso, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Medical Director, Detoxification and Addiction Stabilization Services, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Associate Program Directory, General Adult Psychiatry Program
  • Director, Social Justice and Health Equity Curriculum

Donna LaPaglia, PsyD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit, Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC)

Emma Lo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Attending Psychiatrist, Street Psychiatry Team, Connecticut Mental Health Center

Isabel Rathbone, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Staff Psychiatrist, Team Leader at VA
  • Connecticut Healthcare System; Director, Buprenorphine Clinic at VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Marc Rosen, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director of Addiction Recovery Services, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Robert Werner, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Staff Psychiatrist Outpatient Addiction Recovery Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Paula Zimbrean, MD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director Transplant Psychiatry Services at Yale New Haven Hospital

Jessica Zoltani, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Associate Medical Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Addiction Services
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

Affiliated Faculty

David Pilkey, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director of Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Gihyun Yoon, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Brian Kiluk, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director, Technology-Based Interventions

Suprit Parida, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Matthew Steinfeld, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Associate Director of Clinical Training, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of the Connecticut Mental Health Center

Jeanette Tetrault, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
  • Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Internal Medicine

Kenneth Morford, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

MacKenzie Peltier, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

William Becker, MD

  • Associate Professor Term

David Fiellin, MD

  • Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), of Emergency Medicine, and of Public Health
  • Director, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

Teofilo Matos Santana, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Ariadna Forray, MD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Co-Director, Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers

Sarah Yip, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Sarah Meshberg-Cohen, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Christine Lozano, PsyD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Suzanne Decker, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Lynn Madden, PhD, MPA
  • Postdoctoral Associate
Samuel Ball, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Research: Psychotherapy efficacy research, with a particular interest in treatment of drug dependent patients with Axis II personality disorders
Kathleen Carroll, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Scientific Director, Psychotherapy Research Center
  • Research: Psychotherapy process and efficacy research with substance abusers
Joel Gelernter, MD
  • Professor of Psychiatry, Genetics, & Neurobiology and Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry), Director of the Laboratory of Psychiatric Genetics
  • Research Interest: Behavioral Genetics of Substance Abuse Disorder, including alcohol dependence
Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Research: Laboratory studies of opioid involvement in alcohol and nicotine dependence
Steve Martino, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Chief of Psychology, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • Research: Behavioral interventions in substance use disorders; dissemination of evidence-based psychotherapies in substance use disorders
Sherry McKee, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Research: Comorbidity of nicotine and alcohol dependence in adolescents and adults
Thomas McMahon, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Research Interest: Parenting and Behavioral Interventions for Drug Dependent Parents
Patrick O’Connor, MD
  • Professor and Section Chief Internal Medicine and General Medicine
  • Research: Evaluation of Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatments in Primary Care Settings
Stephanie O’Malley, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Substance Abuse
  • Research: Behavioral Pharmacology, Psychosocial Interventions with Substance Abusers
Marc Potenza MD, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Child Study Center
  • Research: Gambling and impulsivity in alcoholism and other addictive disorders
Robert Rosenheck, MD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Research:Health Services Delivery and Cost Effectiveness
Rajita Sinha, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Child Study; Director, Yale Stress Center and Child Study Center
  • Research: Stress and Vulnerability to Substance Abuse and Dependence and Relapse
Mehmet Sofuoglu, MD, PhD
  • Professor of Psychiatry
Vaughn R. Steele, PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry