Andrea Jakubowski, MD, MS

Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Andrea Jakubowski, MD, MS, is a general internist, addiction medicine specialist, and clinician researcher in the Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Jakubowski provides low-threshold buprenorphine treatment in a syringe services program (SSP), opioid use disorder treatment in an opioid treatment program, and cares for patients on a hospital addiction consult service. Dr. Jakubowski’s research focuses on expanding access to medication treatment for opioid use disorder within and outside traditional health care settings. She has studied treatment outcomes for low-threshold buprenorphine treatment in an SSP and barriers and facilitators to expanding buprenorphine treatment in SSPs throughout New York City. Within the health care system, her research has focused on improving hospital initiation of medications for opioid use disorder and implementing and studying hospital-based naloxone distribution for overdose prevention. As a fellow, Dr. Jakubowski and her team will examine injectable buprenorphine implementation in a Primary Care and Low Threshold clinic using well-established implementation science methods.