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Nicholas Lintzeris

Clinical Professor and Addiction Medicine specialist, University of Sydney

Associate Professor Nicholas (Nick) Lintzeris (MBBS, PhD, FAChAM) is an Addiction Medicine specialist who has been involved for over two decades in clinical service delivery, research, professional education and policy activities in the field. He is internationally recognised as an expert in the treatment of opioid dependence, and has clinical and research interests in benzodiazepine, cannabis and psychostimulant use.

Professor Lintzeris works with several research teams in Australia and the UK, successfully bridging clinical and research communities. His primary research interest is the development and evaluation of treatment interventions and services for individuals with substance use disorders, with particular expertise in the evaluation of pharmacotherapies in treatment populations. He conducts treatment intervention studies, systematic reviews, service evaluation, health systems research, psychopharmacology, epidemiology and qualitative studies. He has a particular interest in the translation of research evidence into clinical practice.


  • –present
    Professor, University of Sydney