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Cioe, Camacho Present at Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Dr. Patricia Cioe and Bianca Camacho, student Research Assistant and Brown University graduate '21, presented a paper presentation at the Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care on November 18, 2022 in Tampa FL.

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CAAS to Conduct its First Pilot Trial of Psychedelics

Drs. Christy Capone, Erica Eaton, and Carolina Haass-Koffler have received funding from the OVPR and the CADRE to conduct the first pilot trial of psychedelics at CAAS, under a grant entitled "Safety, feasibility, and acceptability of MDMA-assisted therapy for the treatment of co-occurring alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans."


Rachel Cassidy Interviewed About Nicotine Reduction Policy

Rachel Cassidy recently was interviewed about the potential for the FDA's newly announced nicotine reduction policy to affect smokers

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Dr. Zelaya Appointed to APA Working Group for Journal Reporting Guidelines

Dr. David Zelaya has been appointed to the American Psychological Association Board for Scientific Affairs Work Group for Journal Reporting Guidelines for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice in Psychological Science.

Dr. Patricia Cioe Presents Abstract at SRNT Conference

Dr. Patricia Cioe presented an abstract at the recent Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco conference in Baltimore, MD on March 18.

Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System (PDAPS) Provides Data, Information on State Policies and Laws Aimed at Responding to Substance Use Disorders

Researchers at JCOIN’s Brown University Clinical Research Center (MPIs: Rosemarie Martin, PhD, Damaris Rohsenow, PhD), developed the Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System (PDAPS). This online resource provides data and information on state policies and laws aimed at responding to substance use disorders, including topics related to justice-involved populations, naloxone access, medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), prescription drug monitoring programs, and more.

Drs. Gunn, Aston and Metrik Publish Review Paper on Patterns of Cannabis and Alcohol Co-Use

Drs. Gunn, Aston and Metrik published a review paper, "Patterns of cannabis and alcohol co-use: Substitution versus complementary effects" in Alcohol Research: Current Reviews.

Jake Tempchin to Pursue PhD at University of Memphis

CAAS Senior Research Assistant Jake Tempchin will matriculate this fall at the University of Memphis in pursuit of a PhD in clinical psychology. He will study with Dr. Jim Murphy, focusing on behavioral economics, motivational interviewing, and the implementation of interventions to reduce harms experienced from substance use.