Clinical Research Specialist, Office of the Clinical Director
ContactBiomedical Research Center
251 Bayview Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21224
Post-doctoral Training – Treatment Section, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, NIDA IRP
Ph.D. – Toxicology, Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology, Rutgers University & University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
B.A. – Biological Sciences, Rutgers University
Dr. Michelle Jobes is a Clinical Research Specialist with the Office of the Clinical Director, NIDA IRP, where she has worked in different capacities since 2008. Her expertise lies in designing and managing clinical research, human subjects protections, and regulatory affairs. Her research interests include opioid use disorder treatments, relapse prevention, and the stigma and disparities in treatment availability, accessibility, and outcomes in minoritized communities. During her postdoctoral fellowship at the NIDA IRP, she conducted treatment research, focusing on real-time mobile assessment of stress and the environment in the daily lives of people who used opioids regularly. Currently, Dr. Jobes provides support in the writing of new protocols, the development of the upcoming behavioral health clinic, and the execution of ongoing clinical protocols. She also supports outreach initiatives to expand our impact and prioritize the voices and experiences of our participants. Dr. Jobes has also led a variety of committees and programs at NIDA focused on stigma, diversity, equity, and inclusion, including co-leading the NIDA Racial Equity Initiative Workforce Diversity .