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Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS

Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS

McLean Hospital Title:
  • Director, Substance Abuse Consultation Service, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, is an addiction psychiatrist conducting clinical research aimed at developing medications and behavioral interventions that might help those who want to stop smoking marijuana or cigarettes. Dr. Hill received a prestigious federal K99/R00 grant award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: his project is to test the efficacy of a synthetic marijuana-like compound, nabilone, as a medication for patients with marijuana dependence.

Dr. Hill earned a Masters in Health Science from the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale and has published on numerous topics in addiction. Recently, he has spoken nationally and appeared on television on the topics of marijuana policy and treatment, offering a balanced, evidence-based stance on these issues. Dr. Hill’s book, Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed, was released by Hazelden Publishing in March 2015. Dr. Hill also maintains a small private practice.




Hill K. Marijuana: the unbiased truth about the world’s most popular weed. Center City, MN: Hazelden Publishing, 2015.

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Education & Training:

  • 1991-1995 BA in Biology, Skidmore College
  • 1997-2001 MD, Jefferson Medical College
  • 2005-2007 MHS in Clinical Research, Yale University
  • 2001-2005 Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program
  • 2005-2007 Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University
  • 2007-2009 Partners Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Board Certifications:
  • 2006 General Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2010 Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology




Office Address:

Belmont campus - Proctor House, Room 305