Current Research Projects
A 24 Month Follow-up of the Randomized Trial of Interim Methadone and Patient Navigation Initiated in Jail
Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Jerome H. Jaffe, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Sharon M. Kelly, Ph.D.
Funded By: Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Total Project Period: 11/16 – 2/20

A Randomized Clinical Trial of SBIRT Services in School-based Health Centers
Principal Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Alexander Cowell, Ph.D., Carolina Barbosa, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Kristi Dušek, M.A.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: R01DA036604
Total Project Period: 5/14 - 4/18
[Abstract]

A Randomized Trial of Interim Methadone and Patient Navigation Initiated in Jail
Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Jerome H. Jaffe, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Sharon M. Kelly, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Laura Dunlap, Ph.D., Gary Zarkin, Ph.D.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 2U01DA013636
Total Project Period: 6/13 - 5/18
[Abstract]

Achieving SBIRT Transformation
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, PhD
Project Manager: Kristi Dusek, M.A.
Funded By: National Council for Behavioral Health
Grant #: 2436
Total Project Period: 6/16 - 3/18

Buprenorphine for Probationers and Parolees: Bridging the Gap into Treatment
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Co-Investigator: Frank J. Vocci, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Marc J. Fishman, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Kathryn Couvillion
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R01DA043476
Total Project Period: 7/18 - 4/23
[Abstract]

Comprehensive RCT of FaCES Adolescent SBIRT Change Package
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Laura Monico, Ph.D.
Funded By: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Grant #: 16743
Total Project Period: 7/17 - 6/21

Computerizing NIAAA’s Best Practices for Youth Screening and Brief Intervention
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Steven Carswell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Elizabeth Lertch, M.S.
Funded By: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Grant #: 1R41AA024354-01A1
Total Project Period: 06/16 - 5/18
[Abstract]

De-Implementing Opioid Use and Implementing Optimal Pain Management Following Dental Extractions
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Funded By: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research via HealthPartners Institute
Grant #: 1U01DE027441, Subaward X1701300FRI
Total Project Period: 9/17 - 8/21

Facilitating the Implementation of Interim Methadone to Increase Treatment Access: A Multi-Site Implementation Trial
Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Grant #: 1R01DA046910
Total Project Period: 9/18 – 7/22
[Abstract]

Health Services Research: Extended Release Naltrexone for Opioid-Dependent Youth
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Marc J. Fishman, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Laura J. Dunlap, Ph.D.; Gary Zarkin, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Laura Monico, Ph.D.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R01DA033391
Total Project Period: 2/13 – 11/18
[Abstract]

It’s Complicated
Principal Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Funded By: Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH)
Grant #: 13B044
Total Project Period: 12/17 - 11/20

Long-acting naltrexone for pre-release prisoners: A randomized trial of mobile treatment
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Co-Principal Investigator: Frank J. Vocci, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Terrence T. Fitzgerald, M.D. (Glenwood Life Counseling Center)
Project Manager: Kathryn Couvillion
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R01DA040636
Total Project Period: 8/16 - 4/21
[Abstract]

Navigation Services to Avoid Rehospitalization (NavSTAR) among Substance Abusers
Principal Investigator: Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Christopher Welsh, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Laura Dunlap, Ph.D., Gary Zarkin, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Courtney Nordeck
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R01DA037972
Total Project Period: 4/15 - 1/19
[Abstract]

Next Gen NRT Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Principal Investigator: Frank J. Vocci, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Jed Rose, Ph.D., James Davis, M.D., and Perry Willette, M.D.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R21DA043077
Total Project Period: 9/16 - 8/18
[Abstract]

NIDA Clinical Trials Network, Mid Atlantic Node
Principal Investigator: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Jerome H. Jaffe, M.D.
Co-Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Frank J. Vocci, Ph.D.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 3UG1DA013034-18S1
Total Project Period: 9/15 – 8/20
[Abstract]

Screening and Assessment Resources
Principal Investigator: Jami Obermayer, Ph.D.
Research Scientist: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Project Manager: Molly Schadegg
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: HHSN271201600016C
Total Project Period: 9/16 - 9/18
[Abstract]

Recently Completed Research Projects
A Randomized Controlled Trial of HIV Testing and Linkage to Care at Community Corrections
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A. (Primary Contact)
Co-Investigator: Joisah D. Rich, M.D. (Brown University Medical School, The Miriam Hospital)
Co-Investigator: Michelle S. McKenzie, M.P.H. (Brown University Medical School, The Miriam Hospital)
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: R01 DA030771
Total Project Period: 9/10 – 6/17

Avatar Assisted Therapy for Probationers and Parolees with Substance Use Disorders
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Co-Investigator: Steven Carswell, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Molly Schadegg
Funded By: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Grant #: 1R41MD009540-01A1
Total Project Period: 8/15 - 7/17

Continuing Care App for Probationers and Parolees with Substance Use Disorders
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Co-Investigator: Steven Carswell, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Molly Schadegg
Funded By: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Grant #: 1R41MD008848-01A1
Total Project Period: 7/15 - 12/17

Mobile Mindfulness Based Smoking Cessation
Principal Investigator: Jami Obermayer, Ph.D.
Research Scientist: Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A.
Project Manager: Molly Schadegg
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R43CA195849-01
Total Project Period: 8/15 - 7/17

SBIRT Implementation for Adolescents in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers
Principal Investigator: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Robert P. Schwartz M.D.
Co-Investigator: Barry S. Brown Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Laura J. Dunlap Ph.D., Carolina Barbosa Ph.D. , Arethusa S. Kirk M.D. , Marla Oros, M.A.
Project Manager: Kristi Dušek, M.A.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1R01DA034258
Total Project Period: 07/12 – 12/17
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