Addiction/Substance Abuse

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    May 7, 2024 | Emory Study Finds Scope of Maternal Substance Use Disorder Crisis Larger Than Expected

    Rollins study the first to examine prevalence of SUD diagnoses during all nine months of pregnancy, at the time of delivery, and one year postpartum.

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    January 22, 2024 | Forecasting the Future

    Rollins leadership share insights on what public health issues may take center stage this year.

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    January 17, 2024 | Dr. Stephen W. Patrick Joins Rollins as HPM Chair

    Patrick was selected after a competitive national search. He begins his position June 1, 2024.

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    December 6, 2023 | Impact of Medicaid Expansion on People Below the Poverty Line Who Inject Drugs

    Study examines role of Medicaid expansion on people who inject drugs living below the federal poverty line.

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    November 10, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    October 27, 2023 | Community Collaborations Needed to Combat the Opioid Crisis Among Indigenous Youth

    Rollins researchers recently published a number of papers about the importance of culturally-responsive opioid prevention initiatives for American Indian/Alaskan Native youth.

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    October 23, 2023 | CARE2HOPE Project Wins 2023 APHA Epidemiology Section Public Health Practice Award

    The CARE2HOPE project has been selected by the APHA Epidemiology Section as the winner of their 2023 Public Health Practice Award in recognition of excellence in public health practice and impact on population health.

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    September 29, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    September 8, 2023 | Recent Rollins Publications

    Recent publications from Rollins faculty, staff, and students.

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    May 19, 2023 | Rollins Ask an Expert: Public Mental Health With Dean M. Daniele Fallin

    A Q&A about the state of our nation’s mental health

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    May 4, 2023 | The End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: What it Means

    Rollins researchers discuss the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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    September 28, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    May 26, 2022 | Rising Rates of People Experiencing Homelessness in Rural Areas Call for Increased WASH Access, Particularly Among Women

    New research led by Rollins investigators highlights the substantial barriers to accessing water, sanitation, and hygiene services among people experiencing homelessness in rural areas.

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    March 17, 2022 | Emory's TADA Program Trains Social and Behavioral Scientists with Big Data

    Emory's TADA Program is training students to apply advanced data analytics and computational methods to their research and to develop transformative approaches to end the substance use disorder crisis through a fellowship and certificate program.

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    March 14, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    April 21, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    February 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    January 6, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    December 21, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    October 23, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

    Read highlighted research published by our faculty this week.

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    August 20, 2020 | Appalachia Experiencing Substantial Access Issues to Proven Opioid Treatment

    Investigators found that nearly a quarter of all pharmacies in 12 Kentucky counties denied buprenorphine to people with prescriptions.

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    July 27, 2020 | Dr. Courtney Yarbrough Receives K01 to Study OUD Treatment Adoption Among Primary Care Providers

    Dr. Courtney R. Yarbrough, Rollins Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, has received a five-year professional development grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to further OUD research.

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    May 1, 2020 | Study Finds Pharmacies Are Under-Prescribing Buprenorphine in Rural Kentucky

    Hannah L. F. Cooper is lead author on a paper that looks at buprenorphine dispensing behaviors in rural Kentucky.

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    February 13, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 13, 2019 | Three public health deans write commentary about vaping ban

    Authors argue vaping ban could hurt public health by eliminating a harm reduction tool for cigarette smokers

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    July 25, 2019 | Injury Prevention Research Center awarded $4.2 million by CDC

    The CDC has awarded $4.2 million over the next five years to fund the Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory

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    December 10, 2018 | Dean Curran receives lifetime achievement award

    The Fulton County Board of Health recognized James W. Curran with a lifetime achievement award for his work in HIV/AIDS.

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    November 2, 2018 | Commentary argues for better-informed health interventions

    Researchers should consider lifetime likelihood of incarceration when developing HIV and substance abuse interventions for black men who have sex with men

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    October 19, 2018 | Hannah Cooper named chair in substance use disorders

    Hannah Cooper has been chosen as the first Rollins Chair in Substance Use Disorders

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    July 13, 2018 | Opioid epidemic fuels rise in infectious diseases

    Carlos del Rio chaired the NASEM workshop committee that released the report.

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    February 28, 2018 | Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

    Researchers find patients with prediabetes at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease

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    January 8, 2018 | Study shows link between regular attendance at religious services and health and longevity

    Paper links regular attendance at religious services with improved health and lowered mortality

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    September 27, 2017 | NIH supports Emory tobacco control models in Eastern Europe

    Rollins researchers received a $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center to establish tobacco control models in low- and middle-income countries.

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    September 14, 2017 | Care2Hope project receives $1.16M grant from NIDA

    Research project received $1.16 million in funding over the next two years through a cooperative agreement with NIDA.

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    December 20, 2016 | Rollins researchers convene for regional conference on opioid epidemic

    Rollins hosts opioid conference- Opioid Epidemic: Crafting an Effective Public Health Response

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    October 17, 2016 | Emory receives record $574.6 million in external research funding for FY 2016

    Emory brings in $574.6 million in external research funding for FY 2016

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    July 12, 2016 | For HIV patients with substance use, patient navigation, incentives don't improve outcomes

    Study finds patient navigation did not improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with HIV and substance use.

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    June 28, 2016 | Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County

    New recommendations for Task Force on HIV/AIDS reflect broad-based community input.

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    June 6, 2016 | Decline of public substance use disorder treatment facilities has greater impact on counties with more black residents

    Study finds overall decline of drug treatment facilities has affected more counties with black residents than other races.

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    January 13, 2016 | Studies show tobacco control lags in Southeast, with perception gaps between lawmakers and the public

    Research shows lagging progress on tobacco control in Southeast

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    January 8, 2016 | Study proves that context influences injection drug use among black individuals

    According to study, contextual factors affect drug use among black adolescents and adults