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Elias Klemperer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

UVM Larner College of Medicine

Dr. Klemperer is a project director at the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health and an assistant professor at the UVM Larner College of Medicine in the psychiatry department.

His research focuses on substance use and co-occurring mental illness, medications for opioid use in justice settings; nicotine use and smoking cessation treatment; and other related topics.  He was recently awarded a Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network Rapid Innovation Grant from NIH to study the implementation of medications for opioid use in the justice setting.

Dr. Klemperer received his Ph.D. at the University of Vermont and did post-doctoral training at Yale University and University of Vermont.  He has published numerous papers and presented his research at numerous conferences.