Shelly Greenfield

Dr. Greenfield serves as the Co-PI of the R25 grant for the Research Concentration Program, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Chief Academic Officer of McLean Hospital, and Director, Clinical and Health Services Research and Education, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.  Dr. Greenfield serves as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on federally funded research focusing on treatment for substance use disorders, gender differences in substance disorders, and health services for substance disorders. She is a current recipient of a mid-career K-24 award in mentoring in patient oriented research in substance use disorders from National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and a past recipient of a NIDA-funded early career award in mental health services research. She is the Principal Investigator of a NIDA-funded Stage II trial of a new manual-based therapy for women with substance use disorders. She serves as co-Investigator of the Northern New England node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network and is the chair of the NIDA Clinical Trial Network’s Gender Special Interest Group. Dr. Greenfield was the Director of the Harvard Medical School/Partners Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship (2005-2010) and is past director of the addiction psychiatry rotations in the Adult Psychiatry Residency of the Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. She was the Founding Scientific Director of National Alcohol Screening Day, is current member and past Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Addiction Psychiatry, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.  She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry.  Dr. Greenfield served on the Addiction Psychiatry Committee of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is the recipient of the Outstanding Psychiatrist in Research from the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society.  She has been elected to the American College of Psychiatrists and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.


2008 - current, Chief Academic Officer, McLean Hospital
Director, Clinical and Health Services Research and Education, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Division on Alcohol and Drug Abuse


Brown University, Providence, RI, A.B. magna cum laude, 9/75 – 6/79, Biology
Brown University, Post-bacc., 9/80 – 6/81, Pre-medical Studies
Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, M.D. cum laude, 9/82 – 6/86, Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, M.P.H., 9/90 – 6/92, Epidemiology