Aimee Campbell, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry)


Dr. Aimee Campbell is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Research Scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute in the Division on Substance Use Disorders. Her research focuses on the development and testing of individual and program level interventions for substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and HIV prevention and treatment, including the leveraging of technology-based platforms, with the objective of increasing adoption and implementation of evidence-based treatments. Dr. Campbell’s experience includes clinical effectiveness and implementation research studies, as well as delivery of implementation technical assistance to support the integration of treatments for opioid use disorder in healthcare settings. Since 2003, Dr. Campbell has been a member (and currently a co-investigator) with the Greater New York Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN). During this time, she’s been a co-investigator and project director on three large, national, multi-site effectiveness trials. For the last 10 years she has collaborated with diverse partners to identify and study substance use disorder treatment best practices for Tribal communities. Dr. Campbell is currently principal investigator on two federally funded grants and an author on more than 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry)


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 1995 Sociology, University of Washington
  • MSW, 2003 Social Work, Columbia University, School of Social Work
  • PhD, 2009 Social Work, Columbia University School of Social Work


Research Interests

  • Behavioral Treatments for Substance Use Disorders
  • Gender-specific Substance Use Disorder Treatment Processes and Outcomes
  • HIV Prevention and Treatment
  • Implementation Science


Translational Research Training in Addictions for Racial/Ethnic Minorities at City College of New York (CCNY), Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Rutgers University [TRACC-RU]
NIH/NIDA R25 DA035161

Web-based Addiction Treatment: Cultural Adaptation with American Indians
NIH/NIDA R34 DA040831

Culturally Centered MAT for OUD Implementation Facilitation for Primary Care and Addiction Treatment Programs Serving American Indian/Alaska Natives

Selected Publications

  • Campbell, A.N.C., McCarty, D., Rieckmann, T., McNeely, J., Rotrosen, J., Wu, L., & Bart, G. (2019). Interpretation and integration of the federal substance use privacy protection rule in integrated systems of care: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 97, 41-46. PMC6310476.
  • Campbell, A.N.C., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Maillette, M., Mennenga, S.E., Pavlicova, M., Scodes, J., Saraiya, T., Gwin Mitchell, S., Rotrosen, J., Novo, P., Nunes, E.V., & Greenfield, S.F. (2018) Gender differences in demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with opioid use disorder entering a comparative effectiveness medication trial. American Journal on Addiction, 27(6), 465-470.
  • Campbell, A. N. C., Wolff, M., Weaver, L., Des Jarlais, D. C., & Tross, S. "It's never just about the HIV:" HIV primary care providers' perception of substance use in the era of "universal" antiretroviral medication treatment. (2018). AIDS & Behavior, 22(3), 1006-1017.
  • Campbell, A. N. C., Back, S. E., Ostroff, J. S., Hien, D. A., Gourevitch, M., Sheffer, C., Brady, K. T., Hanley, K., Bereket, S., & Book, S. (2017). Addiction Research Training Programs: Four Case Studies and Recommendations for Evaluation. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(5), 333-338.
  • Campbell, A. N. C., Des Jarlais, D., Cooper, H., Braunstein, S., Tross, S., Kersanske, L., Borges, C., Pavlicova, Jefferson, K., Newville, H., Weaver, L., & Wolff, M. (2016). Antiretroviral medication treatment (ART) for all HIV-infected individuals: A protocol using innovative multilevel methodologies to evaluate New York City's universal ART policy among problem substance users. BMC Health Services Research, 16a, 341.
  • Campbell, A. N. C., Turrigiano, E., Moore, M., Miele, G. M., Rieckmann, T., Hu, M., Kropp, F., Ringor-Carty, R., & Nunes, E. V. (2015). Acceptability of a web-based community reinforcement approach for substance use disorders with treatment-seeking American Indians/Alaska Natives. Community Mental Health Journal, 51(4), 393-403.
  • Campbell, A. N. C., Nunes, E. V., Matthews, A. G., Stitzer, M., Miele, G. M., Polsky, D., Turrigiano, E., Walters, S., McClure, E. A., Kyle, T. L., Wahle, A., Van Veldhuisen, P., Goldman, B., Babcock, D., Stabile, P. Q., Winhusen, T., & Ghitza, U. (2014). Internet-delivered treatment for substance abuse: A multi-site randomized controlled clinical trial. American Journal of Psychiatry, 171(6), 683-690.