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Darrick May, MD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Darrick May, M.D., is an addiction psychiatrist and Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. Under the primary mentorship of Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., Dr. May has been involved in the development of hallucinogen protocols including a pilot study examining the potential antidepressant effects of psilocybin in people with treatment-resistant depression, and has been a session guide and physician monitor on multiple ongoing psilocybin studies. Dr. May completed psychiatry residency at the University of Washington and an addiction psychiatry fellowship at the University of New Mexico. While at UNM he was a sub-investigator on a psilocybin for alcohol dependence trial being conducted by Michael Bogenschutz, M.D. Additionally, Dr. May is a therapist adherence rater and is completing therapist training for MAPS’ MDMA for PTSD studies.