Internal Medicine Physician, Forbes Contributor & Media Personality
Dr. Lipi Roy is an internal medicine physician board certified in addiction medicine and serves as clinical assistant professor at NYU Langone Health. As the former Chief of Addiction Medicine for New York City jails including Rikers Island, Dr. Roy oversaw substance use treatment and recovery services at the nation’s 2nd-largest jail complex. Previously, she was a primary care doctor to Boston's vulnerable homeless population among whom the leading cause of death was drug overdose. Read More >
From Heroin to Healing
Understanding the Roots of Addiction
"Dr. Lipi Roy is one of the world’s experts on substance use and recovery. She’s also a fantastic public speaker. The Tulane NYC Alumni Club hosted Lipi on this topic, specifically how it is affecting college campuses across the country. She was compelling, compassionate, and motivating to a diverse crowd of alums, students, and parents."
“Dr. Roy was very engaging! I greatly enjoyed this session.”
"I had the pleasure of having Lipi Roy as a guest on a Podcast that I co-host... Dr. Roy is indeed a incredibly talented, articulate and wonderful lady who is fighting against so many injustices out there in our society and I am proud to call her a colleague and friend."
“Absolutely phenomenal speaker! I would love to have a DVD of her presentation to be able to show to my patients during group sessions.”
"Dr. Roy communicates in a way which engages both practitioners and the typical layperson. By incorporating personal anecdotes and data, audiences walk away energized and with a deeper understanding of the subject matter."
“This session seemed to challenge my perspective. Dr. Roy helped me understand the difference of dopamine levels for a person coping with addiction v. someone who is not.”
"Dr. Roy is a passionate individual with extensive knowledge about her subject. Her public speaking imparts informative and useful information to her audience."
“Dr. Roy was extremely passionate about her area of expertise and clearly explained all of her material.”
"Dr. Roy is uniquely qualified to help the addict, not only because of her credentials, but also because of the passion and dedicated understanding she possesses of what it’s like to be an addict – without having to actually walk in my shoes. Remarkable! That is exactly what people like me look for when speaking with a doctor."
“Dr. Roy was excellent. Her presentation was engaging, her slides were informative and interesting. I would have liked to hear more from her!”
“I felt Dr. Roy was the BEST presenter of the Conference. Her delivery was current and it provided me with real examples for those working in the trenches of addiction”
“I appreciated Dr. Roy’s passion for the field of addiction, particularly in regards to medication-assisted treatment and the stigmas attached to those who are addicted and choose to utilize methadone as a treatment modality.”
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