Amy Bohnert, PhD, MHS
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Medical School; Co-Director, Mental Health Innovations, Services, and Outcomes
Dr. Bohnert is as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She is also affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR), an HSR&D Center of Innovation. She is a mental health services researcher with training in public health who focuses her research on epidemiology and brief interventions regarding substance use and related disorders. She earned her Ph.D. in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and completed her postdoctoral fellowship with the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center in Ann Arbor, MI.
Dr. Bohnert has led a number of projects related to overdose and prescription drug safety. A focus of this research has been specifically aimed at improving care occurring in emergency departments, primary care, and addictions treatment settings related to opioid use problems. She has also served in a scientific advisory role to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including as a member of the expert panel for the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, to the Food and Drug Administration, and to the Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Task Force.