Dr. Kimberly AlberoUniversity of Virginia DNPTelepsychiatry and Addiction Medicine
Kimberly Albero is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She is the Research Program Director for the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, managing a medication assisted treatment clinic in southwest Virginia and educational programs connecting primary care providers throughout the state with specialists at the University. She directs Project ECHO initiatives including clinics dedicated to office based opioid treatment, behavioral health conditions, pediatric psychiatry, and the care of substance exposed infants and pregnant mothers with substance use disorder. Dr. Albero is passionate about expanding primary care provider capacity to manage patients who need treatment for complex conditions by connecting them to resources utilizing telehealth technology.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Veterans Healthcare – Education/Inter-professional education
Dissertation: Integrating Interprofessional Collaboration and Team-Based Care in the Primary Care Delivery System to Improve Clinical Outcomes
Director of Project ECHO at UVA