Internal medicine physician board-certified in addiction medicine | Keynote speaker | Media medical commentator | Host of YouTube series
Dr. Lipi Roy is an internal medicine physician board-certified in addiction medicine, a dynamic keynote speaker, a sought-after media medical commentator and the host of the newly-launched YouTube series, Health, Humor and Harmony. Dr. Roy currently serves as a Medical Director at Housing Works in New York City and as clinical assistant professor at NYU Langone Health, and treats patients with opioid addiction at St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction in the Bronx. Dr. Roy’s work spans academia, clinical medicine, homeless health, social and criminal justice, public speaking and media. As the former Chief of Addiction Medicine for Rikers Island, Dr. Roy oversaw substance use treatment and recovery services at the nation’s 2nd-largest jail complex.
Previously, Dr. Roy was a primary care doctor to Boston’s homeless population and served as an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and as faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Roy completed her medical and master’s in public health degrees at Tulane University, followed by residency training in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Roy’s mission is to educate and empower the public to make healthy decisions. Dr. Roy’s is a Forbes contributor and former MSNBC and NBC News Medical Contributor, making over 300 on air appearances discussing all health aspects of COVID-19. Dr. Roy has also appeared on CNN, The Tamron Hall Show, Charlie Rose, CBS New York and PIX11, and has been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Cooking Light and Oprah.com. Dr. Roy shares her medical expertise on her website and YouTube channel (subscribe!). She can be followed on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.