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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 […]

Dr. Mishka Terplan Cited on the FORE (Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts) Webpage

FRI Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Mishka Terplan, was cited on the FORE (Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts) webpage regarding a collaborative study between FRI and the University of California, San Francisco with Dr. Sarah Roberts, which focuses on reducing stigma and improving recovery through professional education and around child welfare reporting. This study will convene […]

Dr. Karen Alexander Receives Promotion to Research Scientist

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Karen Alexander has been promoted from an Assistant Research Scientist to a Research Scientist, effective September 1, 2023. Dr. Alexander joined FRI in August of 2021. Since that time, she has contributed to a number of studies conducted at FRI, while pursuing her own research. She currently serves […]

Dr. Cathy Reback Receives R01 Award

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Cathy Reback, along with Dr. Sean Murphy from Weill Cornell Medical College (MPIs), have received a five-year R01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse entitled, “Comparative- and Cost-effectiveness Research Determining the Optimal Intervention for Advancing Transgender Women Living with HIV to Full Viral Suppression.” In addition […]