Emmert Roberts

Clinical Lead, HDAS-London

Contact: emmert.1.roberts@kcl.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Emmert Roberts is an MRC Clinical Research Fellow in the National Addiction Centre, King’s College London (KCL) and a Specialist Registrar in Substance Misuse Psychiatry at the South London and the Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated with distinctions in medicine and epidemiology from the University of Oxford, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is a member of both the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Psychiatrists, and his current research focus is on drug and alcohol service provision and its impact on hospitalisation and mortality. Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak he has been working as the clinical lead for the Homeless Hotel Drug and Alcohol Support Service (HDAS-London), the first pan-London commissioned drug and alcohol service providing alcohol, tobacco and drug support to those individuals experiencing rough sleeping temporarily housed in hotel accommodation across the capital.