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Assistant Professor


STAR Clinic – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

BS, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Texas at Dallas
PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University
MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency, Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Summary Statement:

Dr. Jordan is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Addiction Medicine Specialist and an Associate Professor in the UNC School of Medicine.  She is the medical director of the UNC Addiction Medicine Program and created the UNC Addiction Fellowship, where she served as Program Director from 2018 – 2023.  Dr. Jordan led an initiative for buprenorphine initiation in the UNC emergency department and developed an inpatient consult service for patients hospitalized with infection from IV drug use, reducing hospital readmissions for this population by 50%.  Currently, she is leading two large initiatives: the NC STAR network, a statewide model for integrating addiction treatment into clinical practice; and the ATLAS program, a mobile clinic for delivering addiction treatment to rural communities.  Dr. Jordan remains committed to finding innovative ways for improving access for addiction treatment to the residents of North Carolina.