Julia Arnsten, MD, MPH, is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Epidemiology & Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Dr. Arnsten is a general internist with a long-standing interest in behavioral medicine, including adherence with medication-taking, nicotine dependence, and treatment of substance use disorders. She currently leads an NIH-funded research program focused on addiction and chronic medical illness at Einstein/Montefiore. Dr. Arnsten graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1990 and completed residency training in Primary Care Internal Medicine at Bellevue Hospital and New York University Medical Center in 1993. She then completed a research fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Arnsten has been recognized for outstanding teaching, mentoring, and leadership with several local and national awards.