Margaret Rukstalis

NCFADS Speaker Dr. Margaret Rukstalis

Margaret Rukstalis



Dr. Margaret Rukstalis is an addiction psychiatrist who has studied the brain and behavior change for over twenty-five years. She graduated with honors from Dartmouth Medical School in 1987 and is currently on faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine in the Substance Addiction & Abuse Center there. Rukstalis has coauthored more than fifty scientific articles and book chapters. She lives in Winston-Salem.


Concurrent Plenary Session: Tuesday July 31, 12:45-4:30 p.m.
Substance Use and Suicide: Theory, Evidence and Opportunity; Panel Discussion - Opioids and Suicide: Community Approaches to Addressing Linked Epidemics