Marissa Abram

  • Assistant Professor at Adelphi University’s College of Nurse and Public Health
  • 15 years clinical experience SUDs and co-occurring psych
  • Published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals
  • Research interests – SUDs, role of nursing in SUDs, examining the process of recovery from SUDs
  • Currently investigating inequalities within SUD treatment and seeking innovative strategies to close the gaps caused by social determinants of health (SDOH) and other disparities
  • Serves on NY State Office of Addiction Services and Supports Nurses Advisory Panel
  • Chairperson of the board of the Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy
  • Notable Achievements – Modern Healthcare’s 2017 Excellence in Nursing: Rising Star Award; Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine; recently recognized as a Power Woman of New York by Schnapps Media