Carla Marienfeld

Title(s)HS Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
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    Southwestern University, Georgetown, TXBA05/2001Chemistry
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXMD05/2007Honors in Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT06/2011Adult Psychiatry
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT06/2012Addiction Psychiatry

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    Carla Marienfeld, MD, DFAPA, FASAM is board-certified in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and addiction medicine, and she is a Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego who supports recovery in an evidence based, harm-reduction approach through therapy, motivational interviewing, and medication treatment. Her research involves analysis of electronic medical record data for individuals with substance use disorders. She has authored or co-authored over 35 peer reviewed articles, book chapters, practice guidelines, and invited commentaries, and she edited two books: Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice and Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review: An essential board exam study guide. She has been highly involved in education of colleagues and trainees about addiction psychiatry and effective interventions including buprenorphine treatment and motivational interviewing, and she is the fellowship director for the UCSD Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. Dr. Marienfeld completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry and residency training in psychiatry at Yale. During her residency, she was chief resident of psychiatry and founded (and later led) the Yale Global Mental Health Program. She earned a medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is active in many professional organizations, including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Association of Addiction Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association.
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    1. Correlates of alcohol and other substance use and severe maternal morbidity. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2021 Aug 02. Courchesne NS, Smith L, Zúñiga ML, Chambers C, Reed M, Ballas J, Marienfeld C. PMID: 34341999.
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    2. Cannabis-related diagnosis in pregnancy and adverse maternal and infant outcomes. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Aug 01; 225:108757. Bandoli G, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L, Schumacher B, Baer RJ, Felder JN, Fuchs JD, Oltman SP, Steurer MA, Marienfeld C. PMID: 34049105.
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    3. Physician and Pharmacist: Attitudes, Facilitators, and Barriers to Prescribing Naloxone for Home Rescue. Am J Addict. 2020 01; 29(1):65-72. Martino JG, Smith SR, Rafie S, Rafie S, Marienfeld C. PMID: 31804746.
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    4. How Important Is it for Psychiatrists to Be Competent in Motivational Interviewing? Acad Psychiatry. 2019 Oct; 43(5):528-531. Arnaout B, Muvvala S, Marienfeld C, Petrakis I. PMID: 31077011.
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    5. Heroin addiction, methadone, and HIV in China. Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Sep; 3(9):799-800. Marienfeld C. PMID: 27568260.
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    6. Betel quid chewing alters functional connectivity in frontal and default networks: A resting-state fMRI study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 01; 45(1):157-166. Huang X, Liu Z, Mwansisya TE, Pu W, Zhou L, Liu C, Chen X, Rohrbaugh R, Marienfeld C, Xue Z, Liu H. PMID: 27227967.
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    7. An Innovative Use of Case Conference to Teach Future Educators in Addiction Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):494-7. Muvvala SB, Marienfeld C, Encandela J, Petrakis I, Edens EL. PMID: 27001311.
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    8. Global Mental Health: Five Areas for Value-Driven Training Innovation. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 40(4):650-8. Kohrt BA, Marienfeld CB, Panter-Brick C, Tsai AC, Wainberg ML. PMID: 26983416.
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    9. Teaching Psychosocial Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder in Low and Middle Income Countries: Malaysia and China. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):507-13. Marienfeld C, Chawarski M. PMID: 26626791.
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    10. Evaluation of an implementation of methadone maintenance treatment in China. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Dec 01; 157:60-7. Marienfeld C, Liu P, Wang X, Schottenfeld R, Zhou W, Chawarski MC. PMID: 26601934.
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    11. Considerations of Ethics While Allowing Flexibility for Trainees: The Model and The Rationale for the Model of the Yale Global Mental Health Program. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 40(4):731. Marienfeld C. PMID: 26423679.
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    12. A call for better methodology for global mental health educational program reviews. Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 39(3):345-6. Marienfeld C, Rohrbaugh R. PMID: 25772130.
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    13. Psychiatric services and prescription fills among veterans with serious mental illness in methadone maintenance treatment. J Dual Diagn. 2015; 11(2):128-35. Marienfeld C, Rosenheck RA. PMID: 25781867.
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    14. Attitudes toward mental illness and changes associated with a brief educational intervention for medical and nursing students in Nigeria. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Jun; 38(3):320-4. Iheanacho T, Marienfeld C, Stefanovics E, Rosenheck RA. PMID: 24643398.
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    15. Impulsivity, cognitive function, and their relationship in heroin-dependent individuals. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(9):897-905. Zeng H, Lee TM, Waters JH, So KF, Sham PC, Schottenfeld RS, Marienfeld C, Chawarski MC. PMID: 24040894.
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    16. Impact of a global mental health program on a residency training program. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Jul 01; 37(4):276-80. Marienfeld C, Rohrbaugh RM. PMID: 23820914.
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    17. Long-acting injectable depot naltrexone use in the Veterans' Health Administration: a national study. Addict Behav. 2014 Feb; 39(2):434-8. Marienfeld C, Iheanacho T, Issa M, Rosenheck RA. PMID: 23790742.
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    18. Use of naltrexone for alcohol use disorders in the Veterans' Health Administration: a national study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Sep 01; 132(1-2):122-6. Iheanacho T, Issa M, Marienfeld C, Rosenheck R. PMID: 23434041.
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    19. Psychiatrist decision-making towards prescribing benzodiazepines: the dilemma with substance abusers. Psychiatr Q. 2012 Dec; 83(4):521-9. Marienfeld CB, Tek E, Diaz E, Schottenfeld R, Chawarski M. PMID: 22528141.
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    20. Expressive aphasia as a presentation of encephalitis with Bartonella henselae infection in an immunocompetent adult. Yale J Biol Med. 2010 Jun; 83(2):67-71. Marienfeld CB, Dicapua DB, Sze GK, Goldstein JM. PMID: 20589186.
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    21. Translational regulation of XIAP expression and cell survival during hypoxia in human cholangiocarcinoma. Gastroenterology. 2004 Dec; 127(6):1787-97. Marienfeld C, Yamagiwa Y, Ueno Y, Chiasson V, Brooks L, Meng F, Patel T. PMID: 15578516.
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    22. Translational regulation of x-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein by interleukin-6: a novel mechanism of tumor cell survival. Cancer Res. 2004 Feb 15; 64(4):1293-8. Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Meng F, Holcik M, Patel T. PMID: 14973058.
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    23. Translational regulation by p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling during human cholangiocarcinoma growth. Hepatology. 2003 Jul; 38(1):158-66. Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Tadlock L, Patel T. PMID: 12829998.
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    24. Inhibition of cholangiocarcinoma growth by tannic acid. Hepatology. 2003 May; 37(5):1097-104. Marienfeld C, Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Patel T. PMID: 12717390.
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    25. Transforming growth factor-beta inhibition of proteasomal activity: a potential mechanism of growth arrest. . 2003 Aug; 285(2):C277-85. Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Hawker J, Marienfeld C, Patel T. PMID: 12646415.
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    26. Taurocholate prevents the loss of intrahepatic bile ducts due to vagotomy in bile duct-ligated rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2003 May; 284(5):G837-52. Marzioni M, LeSage GD, Glaser S, Patel T, Marienfeld C, Ueno Y, Francis H, Alvaro D, Tadlock L, Benedetti A, Marucci L, Baiocchi L, Phinizy JL, Alpini G. PMID: 12684215.
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    27. Double-stranded RNA activates a p38 MAPK-dependent cell survival program in biliary epithelia. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2003 Jun; 284(6):G924-32. Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Patel T. PMID: 12540369.
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