Medical Doctor June, 1997 Saba University School of Medicine Gardner, MA/Netherlands-Antilles
Naturopathic Doctor June, 1986 Bastyr University Seattle, WA
BA Environmental Design June, 1977 University of Colorado Boulder, CO
Boston University School Of Medicine/Roger Williams Hospital
Internal Medicine Intern and Resident Providence, RI July, 1997-2000
Licensure & Board Certification
Medical Doctor: #10393 Rhode Island August 2, 2000, Active to 6/30/2020
Medical Doctor: #243060 Massachusetts September 28, 2010, Active to 1/29/19
Naturopathic Doctor: #893 Oregon 1986 to 1992 and 1997 to 2002 (non renewed)
Naturopathic Doctor: #099.0123313 Vermont November 7, 2016, Active to 9/2020
DEA: BS6912148 Rhode Island August 23, 2000 Active to 2.28.21
DEA: XS6912148 March 22, 2003 Active to 2.28.21
ECFMG: 0533-488-3 Valid Indefinitely June 11, 1997
Board Certified: Diplomat Internal Medicine No. 202862, 2000 and 2013. Valid to 2023
Board Certified: American Board of Addiction Medicine No. 000692. Valid to 12.31.21
Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI July, 2000 to June 2004 and medical staff 2000 to present
Arbour Fuller Hospital, South Attleboro, MA October 2010- October 2012
Other Professional Positions and Major Appointments
Site Medical Director: WellPath. Bridgewater and Plymouth, MA 11.15.17 to present. Prison Health Care and Addiction Treatment.
Internist: Private Practice. Progressive Health Providence, RI December 2003 to 10.31.17.
Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance. Center for Treatment and Recovery. Providence, RI. October 2015 to Present.
Medical Director: Enhanced AddictionTreatment Services, E-ATS Unit: Arbour Fuller Hospital, S. Attleboro, MA 2010-2012
Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance. Discovery House RI Providence, RI July 2004 to 2010
Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance. Providence Metro Treatment Center Providence, RI May, 2004 to July 2004
Associate Medical Director Behavioral Medicine:Roger Williams Medical Center Providence, RI July, 2000 to June, 2004
Naturopathic Physician: Portland and Kennebunk, ME. 1992-1994
Naturopathic Physician: Corvallis, OR 1986-1992
Memberships Offices and Professional Societies
July, 2001 to present American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine
2000 to 2012 American Society of Addiction Medicine
Articles & Presentations
Berkley, M. & Straus, J.S. (2002). Family therapy and complementary and alternative medicine: The next step in collaborative family healthcare. Family, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family HealthCare, 20(3), 321-328.
Straus, J.S. (1999). Lactate dehydrogenase and isoenzymes in myocardial infarction. Oral Presentation. ACP/ASIM RI., Regional Meeting.
Straus, J.S. (1985). Protein in Health and Disease. Townsend Newsletter for Doctors 29, 194-196.