Lindsey Jennings, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Lindsey Jennings is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Residency Director at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jennings completed a combined degree program at West Virginia University earning her Medical Doctor (MD) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) degrees. She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) for residency training in emergency medicine and is now an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at MUSC.

Dr. Jennings has been the physician leader for Emergency Department (ED)- based substance abuse interventions at MUSC including the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program, the ED naloxone distribution program, and the ED Buprenorphine program. She works closely with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services (DAODAS) and the Addiction Sciences Division at MUSC as part of the state-wide Medication Assisted Treatment Access grant, and has assisted with implementation of multiple SBIRT and ED-Initiated Buprenorphine programs in South Carolina. Dr. jennings works closely with the Southeast node of NIDA's CTN, serving as a principal investigator on studies related to ED interventions for opioid use.