Dr. Dookeran is a general internist and addiction medicine physician with a background in engineering, medical education, and public health.
Dr. Dookeran has served individuals with substance use disorders in outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential treatment programs and is an ASAM-certified trainer in the use of buprenorphine to treat opioid use.
During medical training, she participated in global health initiatives in Ghana, Lesotho, Nepal, and India.
Dr. Dookeran is active in the Wisconsin Chapter of ASAM and the Governor’s Task Force on Opioids. Her interests include prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, health equity, organizational behavior, youth development, and life coaching.
Education & Training
- Board certified in addition medicine, public health and general preventive medicine, and internal medicine
- Boston University School of Public Health; M.Sc. in Health Services Research
- Brown Medical School; MD Medicine
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering
- Christou, H., Dookeran, N., Haas A, Di Frances C., Emans, S., Milstein, M., Kram, K., Seely, E. “Establishing effective mentoring networks: rationale and strategies.” MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2017.
- Dookeran, N., Fuhlbrigge, R., Gottlieb, B., Grodstein, F., Haas, A., Nadelson, C., Seely, E., Schoen, F., Tsen, L., Borus, J. “Structuring the Mentoring Relationship: Expectations and Boundaries.” MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2015.
- Dookeran, N., Eichel, L., Grodstein, F., Haas, A., Nadelson, C., Seely, E., Tsen, L., Borus, J. “Brigham and Women’s Hospital Mentoring Toolkit and Curriculum.” Brigham and Women’s Hospital Publication online; 2012.
- Dookeran, N. M.; Battaglia, T., Cochran, J.; Geltman, P. L. “Chronic Disease and Its Risk Factors among Refugees and Asylees in Massachusetts, 2001-2005.” Preventing Chronic Disease. 2010: 7(3).
- Dookeran, N. M.; Burgess, J. F., Jr.; Bowman, C. C.; Goetz, M. B.; Asch, S. M.; Gifford, A. L. “HIV Screening among Substance Abusing Veterans in Care.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2009: 37; 286-291.