Matthew Q. Christiansen, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Director, West Virginia Office of Drug Control Policy

Departments

Clinical Interests

Hospital Privileges

Biography

In addition to his primary care practice, Dr. Christiansen cares for and treats patients from infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) to adults with substance use disorder (SUD). He is a passionate defender of primary care, an advocate for expanding health care access to underserved populations and an educator on evidence-based treatments for substance use disorder.

Education & Training

  • Graduate: Marshall University Graduate School of Health Professions (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Paul Ambrose Health Policy Fellow, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Marshall Family Medicine

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
1st Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-691-1100
Toll-Free Phone: 877-691-1600

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PROACT

Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care & Treatment
800 20th Street
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304-696-8700

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Crespo R, Christiansen M, Tieman K, Wittberg R. 2020. An Emerging Model for Community Health Worker-Based Chronic Care Management for Patients with High Health Care Costs in Rural Appalachia. 2020; Feb 13;17:E13
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Christiansen M. 2020. “Patient Perceptions of the PPACA among recently insured rural West Virginians at Federally Qualified Health Centers.”

Christiansen M. 2019. Attacking People With Addictions Won't Help 2019 September 24

Christiansen, M. 2018. Bringing Addiction Treatment Back Home

Kocher C, Christiansen M, Martin S, Adams C, Wehner P, Gress T, Santanam N.. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in obesity-related genes in the epicardial fat during aging. J. Physiol. Biochem. 2016 Dec 24. doi: 10.1007/s13105-016-0542-0
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Kocher C, Christiansen M, Martin S, Adams C, Wehner P, Gress T, Santanam N.. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in obesity-related genes in the epicardial fat during aging. J. Physiol. Biochem. J Physiol Biochem. 2016 Dec 24. doi: 10.1007/s13105-016-0542-0. [Epub ahead of print]
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Petrany SM, Christiensen M. 2014. Knowledge and Perceptions of the Affordable Care Act by Uninsured Patients at a Free Clinic J Health Care Poor Underserved. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved Volume 25, Number 2, May 2014 pp. 675-682 | 10.1353/hpu.2014.0076
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Christiansen M. . “Patient Perceptions of the PPACA among recently insured rural West Virginians at Federally Qualified Health Centers.”