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Addiction Sciences Faculty

Sarah W. Book, MD

Medical Director of Clinical Drug and Alcohol Programs

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
67 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425

(843) 792-5200 Phone

MD:   Duke University School of Medicine 
MSCR:  Medical University of South Carolina

Research/Clinical Interests:

Dr Book's general interests are related to helping people with drug and alcohol problems that co-occur with depression and anxiety. As the Medical Director of our addictions treatment program, she is a member of an inter-professional team of Psychologists and Social Workers who all work together to help patients reach their goals.  She also mentors medical students, psychiatry residents, and addiction psychiatry fellows, supervising them in their clinical work. Her research interests include finding effective medication interventions, as well as developing educational programs to teach trainees about helping people with drug and alcohol problems, and encouraging MD trainees to pursue careers that include research.

Keywords:  Alcohol dependence, anxiety, addiction treatment, developing educational programs

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Our Mission

To understand, prevent and treat alcohol, tobacco, and drug addiction through innovations and excellence in research, treatment, and education.