Medical Advisor

Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP

Dr. Alyssa Peckham is a board certified psychiatric clinical pharmacist specializing in various psychiatric and substance use disorders. Prior to her current role in the pharmaceutical industry, she practiced in the Bridge Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, which is a low-threshold, harm-reduction clinic for people with substance use disorders.


  • University of Rhode Island, PharmD
  • Northeastern University, MPH
  • Central Connecticut State University


  • Licensed Pharmacist
  • Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP)

Professional Accomplishments

  • Completed psychiatric residency training at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • Received an Associated Professionals Award for Best Abstract from the American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Received the Excellence in Innovation Award from Upsher-Smith Laboratories



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