Research Director

Margaret Lowenstein, MD, MPhil, MSHP


Maggie Lowenstein, MD, MPhil, MSHP is a general internist, addiction medicine physician, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Lowenstein’s research focuses on novel strategies for implementing evidence-based treatment and harm reduction interventions for opioid and other substance use disorders. She is interested in the delivery of substance use care in general medical settings as well as developing and studying low-barrier treatment models for substance use disorder. Dr. Lowenstein also co-chairs the Opioid Use Disorder Workgroup of the Penn Medicine Opioid Task Force and collaborates with partners in Philadelphia to disseminate of best practices for opioid use disorder care. She currently practices addiction medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and on Prevention Point Philadelphia’s mobile treatment unit