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Babak Tofighi, M.D.

Babak Tofighi, M.D.

Research Scientist
Social Solutions & Services Research

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Babak is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health at the New York University School of Medicine, Research Scientist in the Nathan Kline Institute Department of Social Solutions and Services Research, and practices primary care at Bellevue Hospital. He previously completed a clinical fellowship in Addiction Medicine and a 2-year NRSA-funded T32 primary care research fellowship. He was then awarded a NIH/NIDA K23 Career Development Award to design and conduct usability testing of a text message-based intervention in support of Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) Medical Management. Since joining NKI, Dr. Tofighi has been working with Dr. Crystal Fuller Lewis to leverage community pharmacies and technology-based interventions to enhance access to effective pharmacotherapies for substance use disorders in underserved rural and suburban communities in New York State.