Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH, is a faculty associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Gelberg has been PI or co-investigator on over $50 million of research funding, published over 150 peer-reviewed papers, and mentored over 100 young investigators. Her work with diverse, low-income patients and homeless populations, including veterans and their families, is advancing the national agenda to end homelessness and to promote healthy lifestyle change via integration of prevention into primary care — to reduce risky substance use and prevent progression to opioid and other substance use disorders, address obesity, and prevent metabolic diseases. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the VA Health Services Research and Development Service, and others.

Gelberg graduated from Harvard Medical School.