Editor Profile

Claire Wilcox, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Psychiatry Board

Claire Wilcox, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Wilcox’s clinical and research interests include addiction psychiatry, obesity and overeating disorders, pain, and dual diagnosis. She is interested in understanding how impulsivity and negative affect contribute to the severity of these disorders and how understanding the underlying brain circuitry might inform and improve treatments. In addition to her educational roles in the residency program and medical school at the University of New Mexico, Dr. Wilcox is the director of the Addictions Fellowship. She has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Psychiatry since 2017.


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Summaries by Claire Wilcox, MD