News Archives

  • Traverse City Record-Eagle

    January 7th, 2019

    Program Trains Former Users on How to Get Active Users into Recovery — references research led by David Rosenbloom, professor of health law, policy & management

  • Fortune

    December 20th, 2018

    These Holidays, a Reminder That the Health of the Many Depends on the Health of the Few — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea

  • Healio

    December 18th, 2018

    Daily Medication More Cost-Effective Than Monthly Injections to Prevent Opioid Relapse — quotes Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences

  • Opioid Treatment Hampered by Beliefs Not Grounded in Science

    Close up overhead view of full prescription bottles on stainless steel background

    December 17th, 2018

    Patients face unnecessary barriers to medication treatment due to government regulations and providers’ beliefs.

  • NPR

    December 17th, 2018

    Nurse Denied Life Insurance Coverage Because She Carries Naloxone — quotes alum Alex Walley

  • Inquisitr

    December 17th, 2018

    Nurse Denied Life Insurance Coverage Because She Specializes in Addiction Treatment — quotes alum Alex Walley

  • Low PrEP Knowledge Among People Who Inject Drugs

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) pills: oblong blue pills stamped with "701"

    November 19th, 2018

    Despite high risk of HIV, people who inject drugs have limited knowledge and mixed interest in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

  • After Civil Commitment, Medication and Sense of Fairness Help Prevent Relapse

    November 14th, 2018

    Greater sense of procedural justice, improvement in attitude during commitment, and medication treatment after release all associated with staying off opioids longer.

  • UPI

    October 31st, 2018

    In Massachusetts, Nearly 5 Percent of People Over 11 Abuse Opioids — references study co-authored by Laura White, associate professor of biostatistics, and Jeffrey Samet, professor of community health sciences

  • Boston 25 News

    October 31st, 2018

    Study: Nearly 5 Percent of Mass. Residents Struggle with Opioid Abuse — references study co-authored by Laura White, associate professor of biostatistics, and Jeffrey Samet, professor of community health sciences