Op-ed: Our best weapon against drug overdoses is good data

Scott Walters, Jeffrey Samet and Charles Knott, senior investigators on the HEALing Communities Study, wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News titled Our best weapon against drug overdoses is good data. Here’s an excerpt: The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that overdose deaths in the general U.S.…

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Watch Now: Recordings from JCOIN’s April Steering Committee Meeting

The JCOIN Steering Committee Meeting #6 was held on April 13th and 20th. Below are recorded sessions available for rewatch. Session 2B: New JCOIN Datasets and Data Resources Investigators outline two publicly available resources that can be incorporated into a range of studies. Watch the recording here. Tracking Policy on Access to MOUD for Justice…

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Career Opportunities at NIDA

The Division of Epidemiology Services and Prevention Research, Service Research Branch, seeks to hire:   Two Program Officials to provide leadership and direction for a dynamic and growing portfolio focused on addiction health services research and related clinical trials. NIDA’s Services Research Branch (SRB) supports rigorous research to improve population health by maximizing the efficient delivery of high-quality,…

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States Policies to Expand Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment during COVID-19

New Data from JCOIN’s Brown University Clinical Research Center Source: PDAPS The Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System (PDAPS) is an online resource, developed by a team at the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University, through a supplement to JCOIN’s Brown University Clinical Research Center (Hub), that provides data and information on state…

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NYU Online Course on the Multiphase Optimization Strategy

The online course “Introduction to the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST),” offered by the New York University, is now available on Coursera. This course is aimed at intervention scientists working in any area–including public health, education, criminal justice, and others—interested in learning about an innovative framework for conducting intervention research. This course will show you how…

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Temple University Launches a Global Certificate in Legal Epidemiology

The Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University has launched a Global Certificate in Legal Epidemiology. This non-credit certificate is offered by the Center with Temple University’s Office of Continuing Education. It is a self-guided, 16-hour program ideal for anyone interested in developing their skills and knowledge in public health law research. The program…

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UNC FPG Implementation Division Summer Internship Program

The University of North Carolina Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (UNC FPG) is a multidisciplinary center for the study of children and families. The Institute is accepting applications for their Summer Internship program. The Implementation Division is seeking 3 graduate students to join their summer internship program in 2022. The program is designed to…

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Call for Applications: 2022 LEAP Scholar and Investigator Program

The JCOIN CTC is now accepting applications for the 2022 Learning Experiences to Advance Practice (LEAP) Scholar and Investigator programs. The LEAP program offers two tracks: a two-year Investigator track and a one-year Scholar track. The Investigator track is designed for individuals interested in a career as an independent investigator and will focus on a…

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Webinar: Convicted & Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 7:30-9:00 PM EST Register Here   Join the George Mason University Schar School’s Race, Politics, and Policy Center for a webinar on the barriers that perpetuate recidivism, damage individuals and their families, and impact communities at large. Every year, over 600,000 people leave state and federal prisons in the United States.…

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