Faculty Profile

Amy  Bohnert, PhD, MHS

Amy Bohnert, PhD, MHS

Professor of Epidemiology
Professor of Anesthesiology

2021-present, Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology (primary), Psychiatry, and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2010-present, Research Investigator, VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor

2016-2021, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2010-2016, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

PhD, Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore

MHS, Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore

BA (dual), English and Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park

Examples of current projects:

  • The PROviding Mental health Precision Treatment (PROMPT): mobile interventions and wearable-based data collection with patients receiving mental health care https://precisionhealth.umich.edu/our-research/prompt/
  • PowerED: randomized controlled trial of a motivational intervention for opioid misuse, optimized through reinforcement learning
  • Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC): an education program for expanding access to addiction treatment
  • VA COVID-19 Observational Research Collaboratory (CORC): national study of the long-term medical, psychosocial, and financial outcomes of COVID-19 infection in patients of the Veterans Health Administration
  • Various pharmacoepidemiology studies on opioid use patterns and adverse events with VA and claims data

  • Larochelle M, Lagisetty PA, Bohnert ASB: Opioid Tapering Practices-Time for Reconsideration? JAMA 326(5): 388-389, 2021. PM34342635
  • Bohnert ASB, Sen S: Deaths Attributed to Psychiatric Disorders in the United States, 2010-2018. Am J Public Health 110(12):1825-1827, 2020. PM33058703
  • Bohnert ASB, Ilgen MA: Understanding links among opioid use, overdose, and suicide. N Engl J Med 380 (1): 71-79, 2019. PM30601750
  • Lagisetty PA, Ross R, Bohnert A, Clay M, Maust DT: Buprenorphine treatment divide by race/ethnicity
  • and payment. JAMA Psychiatry [Epub ahead of print]: 1, 2019. PM31066881/PMC6506898
  • Bohnert ASB, Guy GP Jr, Losby JL: Opioid prescribing in the United States before and after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2016 Opioid Guideline. Ann Intern Med 169(6): 367-375, 2018. PM30167651/PMC6176709

  • University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
  • Precision Health, University of Michigan