Kipling (Kip) Bohnert, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Medical SchoolPsychiatryMental Health Research


Dr. Bohnert’s research seeks to understand the causes and consequences of substance use, substance use disorders, and other psychiatric conditions, and address gaps in care for individuals with such mental health problems. More specifically, as a VA researcher, his work aims to better understand mental health and substance use services delivery following mandatory behavioral health screening in the VA, and to improve mental health and substance use treatment initiation and engagement among Veterans identified via screening who served in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

  • Ph.D., Epidemiology, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

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