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Babak Tofighi, M.D.

Babak Tofighi, M.D.

Research Scientist
Social Solutions & Services Research

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Dr. Tofighi is a Research Scientist in the Department of Social Solutions and Services Research, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, and practices primary care at Bellevue Hospital. He previously completed a clinical fellowship in Addiction Medicine and an NRSA-funded T32 primary care research fellowship. He was then awarded an NIH/NIDA K23 Career Development Award to develop mHealth tools to enhance retention in primary care for patients initiating buprenorphine treatment. Dr. Tofighi is also working with Dr. Crystal Lewis to collaborate with community pharmacies and leverage technology-based interventions to enhance access to pharmacotherapies for substance use disorders in underserved urban, rural, and suburban New York communities.