Yngvild Olsen, MD – Maryland

Dr. Yngvild Olsen is the Medical Director for the Institutes for Behavior Resources in Baltimore and previously served as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs for the Baltimore City Substance Abuse Systems, as the Deputy Health Officer for the Harford County Health Department, and as the Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s outpatient substance use disorder treatment services. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, completed her residency training in internal medicine at Boston University’s Boston Medical Center, and received a Masters in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Throughout her career, Dr. Olsen has written and lectured extensively on addiction, opioid use disorder, and co-morbid medical issues. Dr. Olsen was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on confronting the stigma of opioid use disorder and its treatment. She is a true patient advocate who works in her treatment center and in the community to help reduce the stigma of those affected by opioid addiction.

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