People of the Injury Prevention Center

Allison Lin

Lewei (Allison) Lin, MD, MS

Addiction Psychiatrist, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

Research Investigator, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System

Research Investigator, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School




Dr. Lin is an Addiction Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry as well as a research investigator at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research. She is also a core research project PI at the U-M Injury Prevention Center. Dr. Lin’s research investigates ways to improve treatment for patients with opioid and other substance use disorders and uses large electronic health datasets to better understand medical, mental health and other correlates for patients with substance use disorders.

Research Interests

Dr. Lin is interested in the following areas of research:
• Improving access to opioid and other substance use disorder treatment
• Improving care for patients with substance and other comorbid mental health disorders
• Reducing drug overdose
• Interventions to promote safer opioid prescribing