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The Albany Med SBIRT Team
Although the organization and leadership of the SBIRT program is based in psychiatry, medical professionals from most clinical departments participate, including medicine, family practice, surgery, emergency medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. The program also serves patients with co-occurring disorders and chronic pain. The SBIRT Team is comprised of:

  • Victoria Balkoski, MD, Program Director
  • Isabelle Maisonneuve, PhD, Program Co-Director
  • Stanley Glick, PhD, MD, Program Co-Director
  • Bianca Schaefer, PhD, Mentor
  • Laura Diamond, MD, Mentor
  • Portia Pieterse, PhD, Mentor
  • Sandra Fitch, Coordinator