Boston University Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Program Directors

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH

Alford_DanDaniel P. Alford, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean and Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at BUSM. He is on staff in the BMC Section of General Internal Medicine. He is the medical director of the BMC Office-based Opioid Treatment program and is president-elect of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. His clinical, educational and research interests focus on opioid dependence and safe and effective opioid prescribing for chronic pain.


 Alexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc
WalleyAlexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Co-Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at Boston University School of Medicine, graduate of the 2003 CRIT Program, and the CARE fellowship, a precursor to the BU AMF program. He is a diplomate in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). His clinical and research-related work focuses on the integration of primary care and addiction treatment and the medical complications of substance use, specifically HIV and overdose. He is the medical director of the methadone maintenance program at the Boston Public Health Commission and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Pilot Program.