Elizabeth Salisbury Afshar

Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH is a physician certified in family medicine, addiction medicine and preventive medicine (public health). She is an expert in the opioid-related epidemiology, policy, public health intervention, and treatment. Past roles including serving as Medical Director Director of Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore and Medical Director of Behavioral Health at the Chicago Department of Public Health. Elizabeth’s main focus is supporting data-driven decision-making and disseminating evidence-based practice. Elizabeth currently serves as the Director of the Center for Multi-System Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic at American Institutes for Research (AIR). Elizabeth continues to see patients on a part-time basis and provides primary care and addiction treatment services at Heartland Alliance Health, a healthcare for the homeless provider.