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Setting personal goals to pursue medical journalism, forensic psychiatry, nursing, and a doctoral degree in developmental psychopathology, the interns applied through the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Summer Research Internship Program and the Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Program…
This year, the CHERISH Pilot Grant & Training Core sought proposals that demonstrated intent to conduct health economics research in substance use, hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV, with a particular interest in proposals relating to justice-legal involvement, polysubstance use or non-opioid substance use, or pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Increased prevalence of illicit substance use during pregnancy in the past decade has renewed national attention to prenatal substance use policies (PSUPs). The findings from these studies provide evidence that punitive PSUPs are potentially harmful and supportive PSUPs can have positive effects.
Connect with CHERISH investigators, CHERISH Research Affiliates, Advisory Board members, and pilot grant recipients in person as they present their research in upcoming June conferences. Use the following schedule to explore the breadth of their work.
The Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH) is proud to welcome Margaret Lowenstein, assistant professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) at the University of Pennsylvania, as the new co-director of the Dissemination and Policy Core. Lowenstein succeeds Janet Weiner who retired earlier this year.
These findings on patient perspectives and experiences using naloxone indicate that emergency departments represent an opportunity to improve naloxone carrying. These early insights are key in helping quality improvement, operational, and administrative efforts to support addiction-based care and to save lives within the community.