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Dr. Ginnie Sawyer-Morris Receives Early Career Investigator Award

FRI congratulates Dr. Ginnie Sawyer-Morris on receiving an Early Career Investigator Scholarship at The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health’s 17th Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. In her application, Dr. Sawyer-Morris noted her goal as an investigator is to develop innovative tools for dissemination and implementation that address implementation disparities and increase the uptake of […]

Dr. Cathy Reback and FCC Recognized as a CPDD Community Champion

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Cathy Reback, along with all of Friends Community Center, is recognized as one of CPDD’s (College on Problems of Drug Dependence) first Community Champions. CPDD defines Community Champions as members who are dedicated to enriching their communities, whether related to Substance Use Disorder science or any form of […]

Dr. Cathy Reback Receives Service Contract

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Cathy Reback has received a new contract entitled, “A Continuum of Behavioral Health Interventions from Low to High Intensity for 2S/LGBTQ+ Individuals Experiencing Multiple Syndemic Health Disparities.” The low-level intervention involves disseminating health education and harm reduction information to active users through street- and venue-based outreach (n=600). The […]

Dr. Cathy Reback Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Cathy Reback on receiving the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of West Hollywood. The award was given to Dr. Reback in recognition of her outstanding service and contributions to HIV/AIDS and substance use research. Dr. Reback has had an extensive and established scientific career designing, implementing, and evaluating HIV prevention […]

FRI Welcomes New Research Scientist Dr. Babak Tofighi

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Babak Tofighi, MD, MSc has joined the organization as a Research Scientist. Dr. Tofighi is a physician scientist with training in internal medicine and addiction medicine. He comes to FRI from New York, where he was an Assistant Professor at the New York University Department of Population Health. […]

Dr. Courtney Nordeck Receives Two Early Career Investigator Awards

FRI congratulates Dr. Courtney Nordeck on receiving two early career investigator awards. Dr. Nordeck received the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR; 2023) Early Career Investigator Award. More information about the awardees and selection process can be found at: https://www.ahsrconference.org/2023/awardees-finalists/. In addition, Dr. Nordeck will also receive the NIDA Award for Young Investigators at the 2023 […]