Lipi Roy is an internal medicine physician board certified in addiction medicine and a writer interested in addiction, nutrition and mindfulness. She has worked with incarcerated and homeless people and provided medical relief to earthquake and hurricane victims.
As the former Chief of Addiction Medicine for New York City jails, Lipi oversaw substance use treatment and recovery services for the nation’s second-largest jail. Previously, she was a primary care doctor to Boston’s vulnerable homeless population, among whom the leading cause of death was drug overdose.
She currently treats patients at a Brooklyn-based addiction treatment center and is a strong advocate for public service. Her mission is to educate and empower the public to make healthy decisions through wellness and addiction awareness. Lipi Roy is a Forbes contributor, has published in The Huffington Post and has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and Oprah.com. She also shares her expertise about health and wellness on her websites, Lipi Roy MD and Spices for Life MD.@lipiroy