Center for Addiction Medicine

David Eddie, Ph.D., A.B.A.P.

Research Scientist

Dr. David Eddie is the Associate Director of Clinical Translational Recovery Science at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Recovery Research Institute and Center for Addiction Medicine, a clinical psychologist in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Psychology.

Dr. Eddie holds a B.A. from Columbia University with honors in psychology, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, where he conducted research at the Center of Alcohol and Substance Use Studies. Dr. Eddie did his clinical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital before completing his post-doctoral training as a Harvard Medical School Livingston Fellow at the Recovery Research Institute.

His research seeks to better understand the psychological and psychophysiological causes and conditions that lead to people becoming addicted to alcohol and other drugs, and how these factors can also maintain addiction. He uses this knowledge to develop and study novel, technology-based treatments for substance use disorder.