Miriam Komaromy

About

Miriam  Komaromy
Member since:
19 Oct, 2016

Bio

Dr. Komaromy is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the ECHO Institute (echo.unm.edu), which is a program based at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center that is aimed at expanding access to treatment for traditionally underserved populations. She is Director for the Integrated Addictions and Psychiatry teleECHO program, which engages and supports primary care teams in treating addiction and behavioral health disorders. Through this program she has trained more than 500 physicians to provide buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder. She is board certified in Addiction Medicine through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She serves on several national committees focused on addiction medicine. She practices addiction medicine in a primary care outpatient clinic setting, and is the incoming President of the NM Society of Addiction Medicine. She has served as medical director for the NM State Addiction Treatment Hospital. She lectures nationally on clinical and health policy issues related to integration of addiction treatment into the primary care setting, and on the use of the ECHO model to train primary care providers to treat common, complex diseases such as behavioral health and substance use disorders.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Physician

Organization(s)

  • University of New Mexico

Work Location(s)

  • United States

Population(s) Served

  • Homeless
  • Medicaid
  • Other vulnerable populations
  • Rural
  • Uninsured
  • Urban