Carla Marienfeld, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of California San Diego
Carla Marienfeld, MD, is a board-certified addiction psychiatrist and Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego who supports recovery in a harm-reduction approach through therapy, motivational interviewing, and medication treatment. Her research looks at health outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders, and she published a book Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice. She has been highly involved in education of colleagues and trainees about addiction psychiatry and effective interventions including buprenorphine treatment and motivational interviewing, and she is the fellowship director for the UCSD Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. Dr. Marienfeld completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry and residency training in psychiatry at Yale. During her residency, she was chief resident of psychiatry and founded (and later led) the Yale Global Mental Health Program as junior faculty at Yale. She earned a medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Thursday, July 26
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM