Previous BMC-BU Addiction Medicine Fellows

Gray     Jessica Gray (2016-2017)

Dr. Gray is an Instructor, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director of Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Attending Physician, Substance Use Disorder Initiative and Bridge Clinic and Clinical Director of the HOPE Clinic.



todd kerensky     Todd Kerensky, MD (2015-2016)

Dr. Kerensky is an Instructor of Medicine at BUSM. He is the Medical Director of the Opioid Treatment Program at Spectrum Health Systems Inc, a provider in the Faster Paths Clinic at BMC, and an Attending on the inpatient Addiction Consult Service

Trowbridge_Paul-2-5x3-5     Paul Trowbridge, MD, MPH (2015-2016)

Dr. Trowbridge is a physician at the SHMG Center for Integrative Medicine in Grand Rapids Michigan. His clinical interests include the treatment of complex patients, marginalized populations, addiction, international/travel health and infectious diseases, including HIV and hepatitis C.

zoe-weinstein  Zoe Weinstein, MD, MSc (2013-2015)

Dr. Weinstein is an Assistant Professor in GIM at BUSM. Her research interests include the health of urban underserved patients, especially in the areas of addiction and HIV. Her current clinical work and research are focused on long-term Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) with buprenorphine, the integration of addiction treatment with primary care and inpatient medical care. She is currently the director of Boston Medical Center’s Addiction Consult Service.

 Bagley Sarah Bagley, MD (2012-2015)

Dr. Bagley is an Assistant Professor in GIM at BUSM. Her research interests are in the treatment of opioid use disorders in the adolescent and young adult population and the involvement of the family in addiction care. She sees patients in both General Internal Medicine and the Adolescent Center. She is the Medical Director of the CATALYST Clinic – a clinical program to provide integrated medical and behavioral health care for adolescents and young adults who use substances – and an Attending on the inpatient Addiction Consult Service.

Bertholet cropped 2  Nicolas Bertholet, MD (2006-2008)

Dr. Bertholet is chef de clinique in Prevention and Public Health and Psychiatry at the Alcohol Treatment Center, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland. As a CARE Fellow, his research focused on brief interventions and behavior change among persons with unhealthy alcohol use. His research focuses on alcohol use, brief motivational interventions, the processes of change involved in addiction and the use of new technologies in the delivery of secondary prevention interventions. He is currently an Associate Editor of

kertesz_stefan1  Stefan G. Kertesz, MD, MSc (2000-2002)

Dr. Kertesz is an Assistant Professor at University of Alabama, Birmingham. As a CARE Fellow Dr. Kertesz developed and submitted a NIDA K23 career development proposal, which was subsequently funded to investigate drug abuse in homeless persons. He has subsequently received independent funding for drug abuse research from NIDA (R01) and the VA.


kimt  Theresa W. Kim, MD (2002-2004)

Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor in GIM at BUSM and Co-Investigator on an NIH grant and Associate Medical Director of the SAMHSA-funded Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (MASBIRT) Program. As a CARE Fellow Dr. Kim conducted research on the unique needs of HIV-infected homeless persons and primary care quality and addiction severity. During her fellowship she applied for and received an NIH Loan Repayment Program Award.

Lunze  Karsten Lunze MD, PhD, MPH (2010-2012)

Dr. Lunze is n Assistant Professor in GIM at BUSM. He worked closely with CARE Unit faculty members on several projects.   He trained in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology at Charité Medical School in Berlin and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  His interests include newborn health, health behavior changes, and post-conflict health systems reconstruction.


Christine Pace Christine Pace, MD (2010 – 2012)

Dr. Pace is the previous CARE fellow. She is an Assistant Professor in GIM at BUSM and she is interested in research that identifies ways to improve care for patients with substance abuse and alcohol use disorders in primary care and other medical settings.


Cara Poland, MD (2012-2014)

Dr. Poland is currently a physician at Spectrum Health’s Center for Integrative Medicine. As an Addiction Medicine Fellow, Dr. Poland focused on educating physicians and physicians-in-training to improve care for patients with substance abuse and alcohol disorders. She has an interest in educating physicians and physicians-in-training to improve care for patients with substance abuse and alcohol disorders.  She is interested in medical student curriculum development and assessment, student well-being and identifying ways to improve the process of medical training.  She sits on the Board of Directors for the Red Project and multiple leadership boards of various professional societies such as the Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine and American Society of Addiction Medicine.  She


Alex Walley  Alexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc (2005-2007)

Dr. Walley is an Associate Professor in GIM at BUSM and Medical Director of the Narcotic Addiction Clinic at Boston Public Health Commission. His fellowship research focused on predictors of mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems and risk behaviors among Russian heroin users. His program that facilitates access to substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention and care among high risk patients was awarded $1.3 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA).