CAAS News

Dr. Becker presented at the Public Health TA Center Networking Meeting

Dr. Sara Becker presented on the work of the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) at the Public Health TA Center Networking Meeting and Discussion on the Intersection of HIV and Substance Use Disorder! This meeting was hosted by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Regional Operations.

Dr. Rosehnow has been elected a Fellow of the SRNT

Dr. Damaris Rohsenow has been elected a Fellow of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, the organization that is the world leader in developing and disseminating new advances and knowledge about nicotine and tobacco. The new Fellows will be announced at the March 2020 Annual Meeting of the organization.

Dr. Martin has recently given multiple presentations for the US Department of Justice.

Dr. Rosemarie Martin has given multiple national presentations to the U.S. Department of Justice and at several national conferences. She presented about treating OUD in jails and prisons, the paradigm shift in the treatment of addiction in the criminal justice system, and the transition into the community after MAT in the correctional setting.

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Dr. Carey received the Addictive Behaviors SIG Lifetime Achievement Award!

"Congratulations to Dr. Kate Carey on receiving the @ABCTNOW Addictive Behaviors SIG Lifetime Achievement Award!"

Dr. Cioe presented at the 32nd Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference

Dr. Patricia Cioe attended the 32nd Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference in Portland, OR on November 7-9, and was interviewed by a reporter who covers Infectious Diseases conferences as one of only fifteen PI's being interviewed about their abstracts/work. Dr. Cioe presented an oral abstract titled, "An Open Pilot to Examine the Acceptability and Health Effects of Electronic Cigarettes in HIV-positive Smokers".

Dr. Gunn received a 5-year K08 award, and co-published a new study involving cannabis and veterans

Dr. Rachel Gunn received a 5-year K08 titled, "Ambulatory Assessment of Simultaneous Alcohol and Marijuana Use: Impact on Alcohol Use and Consequences". This study will examine the impact of co-use of alcohol and marijuana on alcohol consumption and consequences in the natural environment using alcohol biosensors.

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