Carla Marienfeld

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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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 an HS 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. She is engaged in health services and substance use focused data and clinical research. She has authored or co-authored over 50 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. Opioid tapering in older cancer survivors does not increase psychiatric or drug hospitalization rates. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2024 Apr 05; 116(4):606-612. Riviere P, Morgan KM, Deshler LN, Huang X, Marienfeld C, Coyne CJ, Rose BS, Murphy JD. PMID: 37971959; PMCID: PMC10995846.
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    2. Craving among patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder. Discov Ment Health. 2023 Nov 08; 3(1):23. Cless MM, Courchesne-Krak NS, Bhatt KV, Mittal ML, Marienfeld CB. PMID: 37935934; PMCID: PMC10630178.
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    3. What Brings You in Today? Sex, Race, Substance Type, and Other Sociodemographic and Health-Related Characteristics Predict if Substance Use is the Main Reason for a Clinical Encounter. Yale J Biol Med. 2023 09; 96(3):277-291. Courchesne-Krak NS, Marienfeld CB, Kepner W. PMID: 37780998; PMCID: PMC10524817.
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    4. Adverse Perinatal Outcomes and Postpartum Suicidal Behavior in California, 2013-2018. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2023 05; 32(5):608-615. Delker E, Marienfeld C, Baer RJ, Parry B, Kiernan E, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L, Chambers C, Bandoli G. PMID: 36867753; PMCID: PMC10171948.
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    5. Adverse Childhood Experiences Are Associated With History of Overdose Among Patients Presenting for Outpatient Addiction Care. J Addict Med. 2023 May-Jun 01; 17(3):333-338. Asheh AM, Courchesne-Krak N, Kepner W, Marienfeld C. PMID: 37267182; PMCID: PMC10241414.
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    6. Substance-related diagnosis type predicts the likelihood and co-occurrence of preterm and cesarean delivery. J Addict Dis. 2023 Apr-Jun; 41(2):137-148. Courchesne-Krak NS, Zúñiga ML, Chambers C, Reed MB, Smith LR, Ballas J, Marienfeld C. PMID: 35762875; PMCID: PMC9794633.
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    7. Differences in outpatient, emergency, and inpatient use among pregnant women with a substance-related diagnosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2022 03; 4(2):100559. Courchesne-Krak NS, Kepner W, Rubano A, Marienfeld C. PMID: 34990875; PMCID: PMC8891059.
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    8. Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings With a Focus on Long-Acting Medication Formulations. J Fam Pract. 2021 11; 70(9S):S2-S19. Marienfeld C, Fudin J, Hurley B, Nunes E, Terplan M, Torrington MA. PMID: 35167438.
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    9. Association of alcohol and other substance-related diagnoses with severe maternal morbidity. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2021 09; 45(9):1829-1839. Courchesne NS, Smith LR, Zúñiga ML, Chambers CD, Reed MB, Ballas J, Marienfeld CB. PMID: 34341999; PMCID: PMC8831116.
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    10. Cannabis-related diagnosis in pregnancy and adverse maternal and infant outcomes. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 08 01; 225:108757. Bandoli G, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L, Schumacher B, Baer RJ, Felder JN, Fuchs JD, Oltman SP, Steurer MA, Marienfeld C. PMID: 34049105; PMCID: PMC8282693.
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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. Heroin addiction, methadone, and HIV in China. Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Sep; 3(9):799-800. Marienfeld C. PMID: 27568260.
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    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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; PMCID: PMC4938758.
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    17. 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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    18. 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; PMCID: PMC4663107.
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    19. 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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    20. 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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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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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    25. 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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    26. 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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    27. 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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    28. 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; PMCID: PMC2892771.
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    29. 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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    30. 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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    31. 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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    32. 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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    33. 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. Tadlock L, Yamagiwa Y, Hawker J, Marienfeld C, Patel T. PMID: 12646415.
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    34. 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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    35. 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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