Dr. Madras is a professor of Psychobiology at Harvard Medical School, based at McLean Hospital and cross-appointed at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research focuses on neurobiology, imaging, and medications development for neuropsychiatric disorders. In public policy, she was Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, a presidential appointment confirmed unanimously by the US Senate.
Dr. Madras recently served as a panelist at the Vatican Pontifical Academy of Sciences in 2017, appointed as one of six members of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
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