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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Aleksandra Zgierska

Aleksandra Zgierska

Board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose research focuses on opioid-treated chronic pain and addiction, especially involving opioids.

Assistant professor, School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-7882 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Clinical management of opioid therapy and addiction, especially involving opioids.
  • Translational research in the field of opioid-treated chronic pain, addiction and related mental health problems.
  • Mindfulness meditation based approaches for chronic pain and addictive disorders.


  • President, Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine Board of Directors and Public Policy Committee Member, American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and the U.S. Department of Justice, among others.