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Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH

Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH

McLean Hospital Title:

Chief Academic Officer; Kristine M. Trustey Endowed Chair in Psychiatry; Chief, Division of Women's Mental Health; Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical and Health Services Research Program

Harvard Medical School Title:

Professor of Psychiatry


Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH, is an addiction psychiatrist, clinician and researcher. Dr. Greenfield serves as principal and co-investigator on federally funded research focusing on substance use disorders treatment, gender differences in substance disorders, and substance disorders health services. She is a recipient of a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded career award in mentoring in substance use disorder patient oriented research and received a NIDA-funded grant to develop and test a new manual-based group therapy for women with substance use disorders.

Dr. Greenfield is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Addiction Psychiatry, and chair of the NIDA Clinical Trial Network's Gender Special Interest Group. She is editor-in-chief of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Greenfield is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and recipient of the R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

  • 1979 AB in Biology, Brown University
  • 1986 MD, Harvard Medical School
  • 1992 MPH in Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 1986-1987 Transitional Internship, McLean Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Mount Auburn Hospital
  • 1987-1990 Residency in Adult Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
  • 1990-1992 Fellow, Health Services Research, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Board Certifications:

  • 1996 Diplomate, Adult Psychiatry with added qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


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Belmont campus - Proctor House, Room 310