Bradley D. Stein

Bradley Stein (he/him) is director of the National Institutes of Health-funded RAND Opioid Policy Center and a senior physician policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. A health services and policy researcher and practicing child and adolescent psychiatrist, Stein’s research focuses on better understanding and improving care for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders in community settings. Dr. Stein has worked extensively in recent years examining the effects of state policies and community characteristics on outcomes related to the opioid crisis, including treatment, prevention, and harm reduction. He has also worked in the area of school mental health, developing, evaluating, implementing, and disseminating a school-based intervention for students exposed to trauma and violence as well as a school-based suicide intervention program’s implementation. In addition, he has examined the mental health and substance abuse care of a broad range of Medicaid enrollees, including individuals with depression, children with ADHD, children with autism, children receiving psychotropic medications, and individuals with opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders. Dr. Stein previously served as the senior director of Research, Evaluation, and Outcomes at Community Care Behavioral Health, a large non-profit managed behavioral health organization. He is a previous standing member of the NIMH Services Study Section and served on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services. Dr. Stein received his MD and MPH from the University of Pittsburgh and his PhD from Pardee RAND Graduate School.