Center for Addiction Medicine

Jodi Gilman, Ph.D.

Neuroscientist, Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Director of Neuroscience and Principal Investigator, Center for Addiction Medicine; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jodi Gilman is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Neuroscience at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Addiction Medicine. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from Brown University and completed her postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Gilman’s research uses multi-modal neuroimaging, behavioral and cognitive testing to understand the effects of addiction on the brain. Specifically, she studies the effects of cannabis use on addiction and other health outcomes. She has had a NIDA K01 Career Development Award and currently has a NIDA K02 Mid-Career Development Award, in addition to several R01 grants to conduct this research.  Dr. Gilman has received numerous awards, including the Fellows Award for Research Excellence from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gilman’s work has been featured in media outlets throughout the world, including Reuters, NPR’s Science Friday broadcast, and the BBC. More information on her work can be found at