Center for Addiction Medicine

Current K12 Scholars

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  Name

Department

Institution

Degree

  Research Focus

  Mentor

Division of General Internal Medicine

MGH


MD, MPH

Feasibility of enrolling a population of individuals with OUD and SBI in a prospective cohort, observing clinical and SUD outcomes in the cohort, and exploring the potential to use OUD to improve outcomes in this population.

Nancy Rigotti, MD (primary mentor), Travis Baggett, MD, MPH (co-mentor)

Joanna Streck

 Psychiatry

MGH

PhD

Prevalence and patterns of vaping nicotine and cannabis by patients with opioid use disorder.

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD (primary mentor), Elyse R. Park, PhD, MPH (co-mentor), Eden Evins, MD, MPH (co-mentor)

Psychiatry

MGH

MD

Integrated smoking cessation treatment for smokers with serious mental illness.

Eden Evins, MD, MPH (mentor), Elyse Park, PhD (co-mentor), Nancy Rigotti, MD (co-mentor)

Psychiatry

MGH

PhD

State- and trait-level relationships between impulsivity and adolescent cannabis use progression by collecting intensive longitudinal data.

Eden Evins, MD, MPH (mentor), Jodi Gilman, PhD (co-mentor), Randi Schuster, PhD (co-mentor)

Division of General Internal Medicine

MGH

MD, MSc

Evaluating the factors associated with one-month retention in outpatient-based addiction treatment among homeless-experienced individuals with OUD.

Josh Metlay, MD (primary mentor), Travis Baggett, MD, MPH (co-mentor)

 

Previous K12 Scholars

  Name

Department

Institution

Degree

  Research Focus

  Mentor

Pediatrics

MGH for Children

MD, MSc

Improving pharmacotherapy engagement and retention among pregnant and parenting women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

John Kelly, PhD (mentor), Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH (co-mentor), Timothy Wilens, MD (co-mentor)

 Psychiatry

MGH

PhD

Pilot study of a transdiagnostic, emotion-focused group intervention for young adults with substance use disorders and emotional distress.

Eden Evins, MD, MPH

Pediatrics

MGH for Children

MD, MPH

Potential value of early neuroimaging biomarkers for improving treatment and outcome in opioid-exposed neonates.

Jodi Gilman, PhD