Lewei Allison Lin, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center


Allison Lin, MD is an addiction psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry as well as a research investigator at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research. She investigates ways to improve treatment for patients with opioid and other substance use disorders and uses large electronic health datasets to better understand medical, mental health and other correlates for patients with substance use disorders. Dr. Lin is interested in developing telehealth interventions to improve access to evidence based treatments for substance use disorders and to better understand disparities in treatment. 

Areas of Interest

  • Improving access to opioid and other substance use disorder treatment
  • Improving care for patients with substance and other comorbid mental health disorders
  • Reducing drug overdose
  • Interventions to promote safer opioid prescribing


  • Addiction Psychiatry Research & Clinical Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School 
  • Adult Psychiatry Residency, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
  • M.D. Yale University School of Medicine
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology