New Aced It Episode: Pregnant, Post-partum, & Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

In a follow up to episode 7 on pregnant people and MOUD the study we cover in episode 8 reports on the prevalence of OUD-related hospital use during the postpartum period. The researchers also assess how prenatal treatment for OUD is associated with postpartum OUD-related hospital use. Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF) JCOIN…

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New Aced It Episode: Pregnant People & Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

The study we cover in this episode considers medication for opioid use disorder treatment among individuals who are pregnant. The researchers report interesting findings related to pregnancy and race/ethnicity and suggest some reasons for disparities including stigma and Medicaid access. Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF) JCOIN Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – Join us…

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New Aced It Episode: Women & Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

This episode takes an in-depth look at gender disparities and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment (typically medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) and counseling). The researchers report some interesting findings and also make recommendations for improving MOUD care for women. Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF) JCOIN Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – Join us…

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New Aced It Episode: LGBTQIA+ & Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

This episode discusses research that finds that very few of the U.S. substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities that advertised having LGBTQIA+ specific services actually reported offering them. The research explores stigma, bias, and discrimination, and posits a strong need for LGBTQIA+ affirming care. Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF) JCOIN Equity, Diversity, and…

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JCOIN PI Dr. Harold Pollack Receives Distinguished Professorship from UChicago

Dr. Harold Pollack, PI of JCOIN’s University of Chicago Clinical Research Center and MPI for the MAARC, has been named the Helen Ross Distinguished Service Professor at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and the Department of Public Health Sciences at The University of Chicago.   Dr. Pollack’s research centers on improving…

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New Aced It Episode: Social Determinants of Health & Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

Following up on the COVID theme from episode 3, this episode considers researchers examine the social determinants of health (SDoH) related to substance use disorder (SUD) and the social-structural interventions that may help to stop SUD-related deaths that are accelerated by COVID. Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF) JCOIN Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion –…

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EDI Best Practices Spotlight: Brown University

The JCOIN Research Clinical Research Center (“the Center”) based at Brown University utilizes two emerging practices to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI): an EDI workgroup and product tracker. These efforts foster transparency and accountability, and advance meaningful social impact throughout the Center’s three-site hybrid implementation-effectiveness study. Their JCOIN study is designed to increase the…

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New Aced It Episode: Race & Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

This episode looks at research that examines the relationship between race and the use of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD). The researchers also look at other factors that might mediate this relationship. Findings suggest a big gap, but the researchers offer recommendations to help close this gap so everyone can access and receive MOUD…

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