Frances R. Levin

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated
Addiction Psychiatry, Addictive Disorders, Adult ADHD, Clinical Research, Substance Use
Academic Appointments

Kennedy-Leavy Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Substance Abuse at CUMC

Frances Rudnick Levin, MD is the Kennedy-Leavy Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and Chief of the Division on Substance Use, and Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Levin graduated from Cornell University Medical College and completed her psychiatric residency at the New York Hospital-Payne Whitney Clinic.

She is the principal investigator on several federally funded grants, including a Medication Development Center, a T32 NIDA funded Substance Use Research Fellowship, a K24 Mid Career Investigator Award and collaborates on several other grants. Her research interests include pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatment interventions for cocaine and marijuana abuse, and treatment approaches for substance abusers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other psychiatric illnesses.

Dr. Levin has over 200 articles and book chapters and serves on several advisory panels. She is an editorial board member of three journals, past President of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and currently serves as the Chair of the APA council on addiction psychiatry.