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photo Paul J Joudrey, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Education and Training
BA, Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2005
MEd, Secondary Science Education, City College of New York, 2009
MD, New York University, 2014
MPH, Global Public Health, New York University, 2014
MHS, Health Services Research, Yale School of Medicine, 2019
Internal Medicine Residency, Montefiore Medical Center Primary Care Social Internal Medicine Program, 2017
National Clinician Scholars Program Fellow, Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 2019
Research Interest
Dr. Joudrey’s research includes three areas of emphasis:
1. Improving equity in access to methadone for opioid use disorder across rural and urban communities.
2. Promoting adoption of evidence-based treatment for unhealthy alcohol use in general medical settings.
3. Expanding access to treatment for substance use disorder among people with criminal justice exposure.
Clinical Interest
While faculty within the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine, Dr. Joudrey was teaching attending at the Yale Primary Care Center and attending physician for the Ledge Light Health District and Alliance for Living Coordinated, Access, Resources, Engagement, and Support (CARES) program providing mobile low-threshold buprenorphine initiation and harm reduction services. His clinical work prioritizes low barrier substance use disorder treatment and harm reduction services within outpatient and community settings.
Educational Interest
While faculty within the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine, Dr. Joudrey was affiliated faculty for the Yale Collaborative Behavioral Health & Addiction Medicine in Primary Care (CHAMP) Training Program hosting trainees while providing clinical services for the New London CARES program as well as teaching attending at the Yale Primary Care Center. His teaching focuses on reducing the harms of drug use and substance use disorder treatment within outpatient and community settings.
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Selected Publications:
Joudrey, P. J., Edelman, E. J., Wang, E. A. Drive Times to Opioid Treatment Programs in Urban and Rural Counties in 5 US States. JAMA. 2019; 322(13): 1310-1312.
Joudrey, P. J., Chadi, N., Roy, P., Morford, K. L., Bach, P., Kimmel, S., Wang, E. A., Calcaterra, S. L. Pharmacy-based methadone dispensing and drive time to methadone treatment in five states within the United States: A cross-sectional study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020; 27: 211:107968.
Joudrey, P. J., Adams, Z. M., Bach, P., Van Buren, S., Chaiton, J. A., Ehrenfeld, L., Guerra, M. E., Gleeson, B., Kimmel, S. D., Medley, A., Mekideche, W., Paquet, M., Sung, M., Wang, M., You Kheang, R. O. O., Zhang, J., Wang, E. A., Edelman, E. J. Methadone Access for Opioid Use Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic Within the United States and Canada. JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4(7): e2118223.
Joudrey, P. J., Kolak, M., Lin, Q., Paykin, S., Anguiano, V. Jr., Wang, E.A. Assessment of Community-Level Vulnerability and Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder. JAMA Network Open. 2022; 5(4): e227028.
Notable Achievements
Mack Lipkin, Sr. Associate Member Award Finalist, Society of General Internal Medicine, 2019
Solomon and Dora Shapiro Award for Excellence, New York University School of Medicine, 2014