Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit
|The CARE Unit is an academic unit in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center.
The Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit conducts research, educates health professionals, provides health care, and informs clinical and public health practice and policy to improve the lives of people with unhealthy alcohol and other drug use.
Seville Meli, MPH
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Dr. Daniel Alford, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM, has agreed to accept the leadership role of Director of the Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit within the Section of General Internal Medicine upon Dr. Richard Saitz’s transition to Chair of Community Health Sciences in the BUSPH. Dr. Alford brings years of success as a nationally prominent educator about the treatment and prevention of unhealthy alcohol and other drug use, as well as promoting a clinically useful and safer approach to pain management. Dr. Alford plans to continue to encourage CARE Unit education, research and clinical care efforts.