Margaret Lowenstein, MD, MPhil, MSHP

margaw@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Lowenstein is a general internist, addiction medicine physician, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine.

Dr. Lowenstein’s research focuses on novel strategies for implementing evidence-based harm reduction and treatment for opioid and other substance use disorders. She is particularly interested in the use of innovative touchpoints to reduce barriers to care, including emergency departments, public libraries, and mobile outreach. Dr. Lowenstein has also conducted research on state policies related to opioid prescribing and is engaged in research and advocacy to increase uptake of opioid use disorder treatment in general medical settings.

She received her undergraduate degree at Williams College, a Master’s degree in Biology and Biological Anthropology at the University of Cambridge as a Herchel Smith Fellow, and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco in the UCSF primary care program and then a fellowship in the National Clinicians Scholars Program Penn.

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