Research Highlights

February 16, 2016 Profile Feature

Investigator Profile: Dr. Kathryn McCollister On Cost Effectiveness of Continuing Care for Cocaine Dependence

Dr. McCollister is an Associate Professor and Health Economist in the Department Public Health Sciences at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. She is the Co-Director of the CHERISH Methodology Core. This interview discusses her interest in substance use health economics and her most recent publication “Cost Effectiveness analysis of a continuing care […]

December 17, 2015 Research Highlights

NIH Clarifies Priorities for Health Economics Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released an announcement outlining funding priorities for health economics research. The announcement confirms that health economics methods can be instrumental in promoting the NIH mission to improve health and is an integral part of the interdisciplinary science that NIH supports. It goes on to clarify that NIH will prioritize […]

December 16, 2015 Research Highlights

Quality of Life of Opioid Users and their Spouses

There are more deaths in the US from opioids than from any other unintentional injury–one person died every 30 minutes from an opioid analgesic overdose in the US in 2014. The experience of living with opioid use is harmful both for the opioid user and for his or her spouse. A recent study published in the journal Addiction quantified […]

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