Lindsey Jennings

Assistant Director & Assistant Residency Director | MUSC

Lindsey Jennings

Assistant Director & Assistant Residency Director | MUSC

Biography

Dr. Lindsey Jennings is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Residency Director at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Jennings completed a combined degree program at West Virginia University earning her Medical Doctor (MD) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) degrees. She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina for residency training in emergency medicine and stayed on as faculty after graduation. Dr. Jennings has been the physician leader for Emergency Department (ED)- based substance abuse interventions at MUSC including the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program, the ED naloxone distribution program, and the ED Buprenorphine program. She works closely with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services (DAODAS) and the Addiction Sciences Division at MUSC as part of the state-wide Medication Assisted Treatment Access grant from the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Her primary research interest is ED-based and pre-hospital interventions for opiate use disorder (OUD) and other substance use disorders.