Senior Research Scientist
D.P.A., Public Administration, University of Baltimore
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 251
Dr. Gordon has expertise and experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative substance abuse treatment interventions for criminal justice populations (prisoners, parolees, probationers) with histories of opioid addiction. In addition, he conducts HIV and technology-based research with criminal justice populations. Dr. Gordon has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on six major studies that have contributed to the field of substance abuse, HIV and criminal justice: (1) methadone maintenance for prisoners, (2) buprenorphine for prisoners, (3) long-acting naltrexone for prisoners, (4) long-acting naltrexone for probationers and parolees; (5) rapid HIV testing for criminal justice populations, and 6) criminal justice drug abuse treatment studies.
Dr. Gordon is a two-time recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program Award. Furthermore, he has been the recipient of three travel awards, two from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and one from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD). Dr. Gordon also received the Friends Research Institute 2008 Daniel Mendelsohn/ New Investigator Award. In addition to his work at FRI, since 2011, Dr. Gordon has served as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Stevenson University.