Former T32 Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Karli Hochstatter of Friends Research Institute (FRI) has been awarded a R01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health HEAL Initiative, entitled “Identifying Suspected Drug Overdose Deaths in Near Real-Time Using Data Collected by Death Investigators.” Along with Dr. Hochstatter, the interdisciplinary team of experts include Co-Investigators Drs. Nabila El-Bassel and Smaranda Muresan from Columbia University and Dr. Jan Gryczynski from FRI.
Former T32 Fellow Dr. Christina Maria Aivadyan defended her dissertation on adolescents, HIV testing, and confidentiality.
A new study aims to reduce substance use and increase access to contraception among womxn involved in criminal legal systems by adapting an HIV intervention created by researchers at SIG, Multimedia Women on the Road to Health (WORTH). Dr. Slavin will use her K01 award to address substance use disorders and unmet need for contraception among womxn involved in criminal legal systems.