Milan Satcher, MD, MPH is a T32 postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She is a board-certified Family Medicine physician with additional fellowship training in Emergency Medicine. She received her medical and MPH degrees from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, completed an R25 research fellowship on HIV Prevention in Peru through the University of California, Los Angeles (R25 MH087222; PI: J Clark), and completed her family medicine residency at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, where she served as chief resident. She completed an emergency medicine fellowship at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine. Her primary research focus is mitigating opioid-related health disparities among families affected by the criminal justice system, with a particular interest in biopsychosocial strategies to optimize safe, high-retention care transitions for justice-involved families impacted by addiction. Her initial interest in the health of families with justice involvement began during her family medicine residency, where she provided primary care in the neighborhood of Dorchester, which has among the highest rates of incarceration and reentry in MA. At CTBH, she is working with Dr. Lisa Marsch to study patient perceptions of the biopsychosocial impact of long-acting medications for opioid use disorder and the potential for digital health tools in addiction care models during community reentry from incarceration. She is also working with Dr. Sarah Lord to study the barriers and facilitators to prenatal care engagement among pregnant women with histories of opioid use disorder and justice involvement.
When she is not working, Dr. Satcher enjoys playing guitar, singing, spending time with her family and faith community, and creating new vegetarian/vegan dishes.
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