Dr. Nikki Bozinoff is an associate scientist in the Addictions Division and a physician in the Concurrent Outpatient Medical and Psychosocial Addiction Support Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is also the program director for the Enhanced Skills in Addiction Medicine program in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Her clinical work is in the outpatient management of substance use disorders and concurrent mental illness. She received her MD from McMaster University, completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Toronto and her fellowship in addiction medicine at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use.
Areas of Research
Dr. Bozinoff is interested in action-oriented, mixed methods approaches to exploring topics of importance to urban, underserved communities. Her past work has explored discourses, perceptions and practices of harm reduction among street-involved youth in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Her current work seeks broadly to answer clinical questions in the management of substance use disorders. Ongoing projects include a comparative ethnography to understand the implementation of buprenorphine induction pathways in two urban emergency departments. She is also currently using administrative health from ICES to inform clinical practice related to opioid agonist therapy and benzodiazepine deprescribing in Ontario.
See Dr. Bozinoff' articles on PubMed.