Michelle Knapp is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who specializes in the area of substance use and other addictive disorders.
She has extensive experience in a number of academic, clinical and administrative roles. She is presently the Substance Use Sequence Director for the Rory Meyers College of Nursing nurse practitioner program, preparing students across specialties to treat addictive disorders. She also manages patients at the Greenwich House opioid treatment program.
Her areas of advocacy include working as a peer advocate for the Statewide Peer Association for Nurses in New York, supporting nurses in substance use recovery. Her grant-funded work with the NY State Department of Health and the New York Community Trust reflects her passion for advocacy of treatment for women who use substances. In addition to her Fellowship in IntNSA, she maintains an appointed membership in the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s Addictions Steering Committee.