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Biography - Melissa Weimer, DO

WeimerMelissa-wwwMelissa B. Weimer, DO, MCR is board certified in general internal medicine and addiction medicine. She became the Chief of Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine at St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany, NY in 2017. At St. Peter’s, she leads a large health-system based addiction medicine program called St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine and Associate Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Weimer remains an Adjunct Assistant Professor at OHSU involved in expansion of medication assisted treatment in Oregon through OHSU’s Project ECHO for Addiction Medicine. Dr. Weimer has spent her career devoted to improvement of substance use disorder access and treatment including development of health policy efforts to improve opioid prescribing. Dr. Weimer is an experienced educator in helping providers understand substance use disorders and how to safely and effectively prescribe opioids in the outpatient and inpatient setting.