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    Carla Marienfeld

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0957
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-534-8730
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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, is an addiction psychiatrist and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego. Clinically, she focuses on the treatment of patients with substance use disorders and co-morbid psychiatric conditions. Her academic interests focus on implementation research and large-data health outcomes for patients with substance use disorders. She attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where she completed the International Health Track, and earned Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society distinction. During psychiatry residency at Yale, she served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Yale, and she founded and led the Yale Global Mental Health Program. She served as the site training director for the Yale New Haven Hospital Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. She is the Director of Addiction Services for University of California, San Diego, and the Medical Director of the UCSD Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program in La Jolla, CA.


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      1. Marienfeld C. Heroin addiction, methadone, and HIV in China. Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Sep; 3(9):799-800. PMID: 27568260.
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      2. Huang X, Liu Z, Mwansisya TE, Pu W, Zhou L, Liu C, Chen X, Rohrbaugh R, Marienfeld C, Xue Z, Liu H. Betel quid chewing alters functional connectivity in frontal and default networks: A resting-state fMRI study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jan; 45(1):157-166. PMID: 27227967.
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      3. Muvvala SB, Marienfeld C, Encandela J, Petrakis I, Edens EL. An Innovative Use of Case Conference to Teach Future Educators in Addiction Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):494-7. PMID: 27001311.
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      4. Kohrt BA, Marienfeld C, Panter-Brick C, Tsai AC, Wainberg ML. Global Mental Health: Five Areas for Value-Driven Training Innovation. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 40(4):650-8. PMID: 26983416; NIHMSID: NIHMS770329 [Available on 08/01/17].
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      5. Marienfeld C, Chawarski M. Teaching Psychosocial Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder in Low and Middle Income Countries: Malaysia and China. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):507-13. PMID: 26626791.
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      6. Marienfeld C, Liu P, Wang X, Schottenfeld R, Zhou W, Chawarski MC. Evaluation of an implementation of methadone maintenance treatment in China. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Dec 01; 157:60-7. PMID: 26601934; PMCID: PMC4663107 [Available on 12/01/16].
      7. Marienfeld C. 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. PMID: 26423679.
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      8. Marienfeld C, Rohrbaugh R. A call for better methodology for global mental health educational program reviews. Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 39(3):345-6. PMID: 25772130.
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      9. Marienfeld C, Rosenheck RA. Psychiatric services and prescription fills among veterans with serious mental illness in methadone maintenance treatment. J Dual Diagn. 2015; 11(2):128-35. PMID: 25781867.
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      10. Iheanacho T, Marienfeld C, Stefanovics E, Rosenheck RA. 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. PMID: 24643398.
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      11. Zeng H, Lee TM, Waters JH, So KF, Sham PC, Schottenfeld RS, Marienfeld C, Chawarski MC. Impulsivity, cognitive function, and their relationship in heroin-dependent individuals. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(9):897-905. PMID: 24040894.
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      12. Marienfeld C, Rohrbaugh RM. Impact of a global mental health program on a residency training program. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Jul 01; 37(4):276-80. PMID: 23820914.
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      13. Marienfeld C, Iheanacho T, Issa M, Rosenheck RA. Long-acting injectable depot naltrexone use in the Veterans' Health Administration: a national study. Addict Behav. 2014 Feb; 39(2):434-8. PMID: 23790742.
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      14. Iheanacho T, Issa M, Marienfeld C, Rosenheck R. 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. PMID: 23434041.
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      15. Marienfeld C, Tek E, Diaz E, Schottenfeld R, Chawarski M. Psychiatrist decision-making towards prescribing benzodiazepines: the dilemma with substance abusers. Psychiatr Q. 2012 Dec; 83(4):521-9. PMID: 22528141.
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      16. Marienfeld C, Dicapua DB, Sze GK, Goldstein JM. 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. PMID: 20589186; PMCID: PMC2892771.
      17. Marienfeld C, Yamagiwa Y, Ueno Y, Chiasson V, Brooks L, Meng F, Patel T. Translational regulation of XIAP expression and cell survival during hypoxia in human cholangiocarcinoma. Gastroenterology. 2004 Dec; 127(6):1787-97. PMID: 15578516.
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      18. Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Meng F, Holcik M, Patel T. 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. PMID: 14973058.
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      19. Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Tadlock L, Patel T. Translational regulation by p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling during human cholangiocarcinoma growth. Hepatology. 2003 Jul; 38(1):158-66. PMID: 12829998.
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      20. Marienfeld C, Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Patel T. Inhibition of cholangiocarcinoma growth by tannic acid. Hepatology. 2003 May; 37(5):1097-104. PMID: 12717390.
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      21. Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Hawker J, Marienfeld C, Patel T. Transforming growth factor-beta inhibition of proteasomal activity: a potential mechanism of growth arrest. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Aug; 285(2):C277-85. PMID: 12646415.
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      22. 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. 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. PMID: 12684215.
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      23. Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Marienfeld C, Patel T. 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. PMID: 12540369.
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