COBRE Projects

Since the COBRE on Opioids and Overdose’s inception in 2018, it has supported over 35 Investigators, 9 Pilot Projects, 4 Research Projects and 3 Research ‘Cores.’

Please explore the projects by hovering over the investigators pictures below. 

Adam Cynski, DO
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): Fetus to First Years
Jaclyn White Hughto, PhD, MPH
CoMBAT Opioid Use Disorder: A Pilot RCT of a Combined Medication assisted and Behavioral Activation Treatment for People Living with Opioid Use Disorder
Kirsten Langdon, PhD
Text message delivered intervention to promote engagement in medication assisted treatment among the criminal justice- involved population
Stephen J. Kogut, PhD MBA RPh
Buprenorphine with Additional Rx Exposure (B-WARE)
Rachel S. Wightman, MD
Unintentional fatal opioid overdose in women: toxicologic and pharmacologic sex differences in cause of death
David Sobel, MD
Evaluation of a nonopioid recovery pathway after percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Nicole Weiss, PhD
Co-Occurrence of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Opioid Use Outcomes among Community Individuals
Brendan Jacka, PhD
Trauma and stressor-related disorders among layperson opioid overdose responders
Mainstay
Mainstay is a “soft and slow” environment for people who have recently awoken from an overdose
Block MMP
Block MMP is a centralized electronic health record platform that addresses the problem of methadone dosage tracking
The We-Can App
A free mobile application to help people access treatment and information for opioid use disorder.
Francesca Beaudoin, MD, PhD
ED-based behavioral interventions for opioid use disorders, a mixed-methods study
Sara Becker, PhD
Implementing contingency management in opioid treatment centers across Rhode Island: Formative research to inform a cluster randomized trial
Amy Salisbury, PhD
Monitoring newborn sleep to improve treatment and outcomes from opioid exposure
Patience Moyo, PhD
Use of Non-opioid and Non-drug Treatments for Chronic Pain: Trends and Relationship with Opioid Prescribing and Outcomes in the Rhode Island All Payer Claims Database
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