Arthur Robin Williams MD MBE, Medical Director, Ophelia Health
Dr. Williams is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Division on Substance Use Disorders, and Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute. He attended Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs for his undergraduate degree in domestic health policy, completed his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania where he also earned a Master in Bioethics. He completed psychiatry training at NYU-Bellevue, and a NIDA funded T32 research fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Columbia. Dr. Williams is currently NIH funded with a 5-year NIDA K23 – award to develop a quality of care framework, the OUD Cascade of Care, to respond to the opioid epidemic in addition to an R21 (NIDA) investigating changes in controlled substance use among medical marijuana participants and related risk of overdose. His work on addiction and mental illness has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, JAMA Psychiatry, Annals of Internal Medicine, and by the American Psychiatric Association and Oxford University Press. He has served as an invited expert guest to present to SAMHSA, APA, and NIDA.