Dr. Lofwall completed residency training in Psychiatry and a clinical research fellowship in behavioral pharmacology at Johns Hopkins University.
She is a strong addiction treatment advocate and has an active outpatient addiction treatment practice. She also teaches residents, medical students, and other allied health professionals about treatment of substance use disorders. She spends the majority of her time engaged in clinical research aimed at improving substance abuse treatment and has a particular interest in risk management educational programs to prevent diversion and misuse of controlled prescription medications.
Dr. Lofwall is the current President of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Associate Editor of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry newsletter, and member of the Governor’s KASPER Advisory Council.