Current & Past CARE Research Scholars

Arina Tyurina, MD (2011-present) Dr. Tyurina is a psychiatrist working in addiction from St. Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University, Russia. Dr. Tyurina is a recipient of the NIDA INVEST Fellowship. She has research experience conducting clinical trials for new treatments of alcoholism and addictions and behavioral interventions to reduce HIV risky behavior.

Tetiana Kiriazova, PhD, MSc (2012-2013) Dr. Kiriazova is the director of the Ukrainian Institute on Public Health Policy. She was a recipient of the NIDA INVEST Fellowship and completed her fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Jeffrey Samet in 2013. Dr. Kiriazova is currently the Ukrainian principal investigator on Dr. Samet’s NIDA-funded project, Linking Russian Narcology and HIV Care To Enhance Treatment, Retention, and Outcomes (LINC).

Daniel Fuster, MD, PhD (2011-2013) Dr. Fuster is an attending physician and clinical investigator at Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, and an associate professor of medicine at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He was a postdoctoral fellow who completed his training in the CARE Unit in 2013. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol (Badalona) in Spain.  His research interests are medical consequences of substance abuse, mainly HCV and HIV infection, as well as alcohol abuse. He has obtained a postdoctoral grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education.

Michaela Bitarello do Amaral-Sabidini, PhD

Peter Smith, MD

Vaughan Rees, PhD