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Dr. Ed Bernstein Featured in National Drug Control Policy Webinar

January 22nd, 2017 in News 0 comments

bernsteinCongratulations to Dr. Ed Bernstein, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Public Health Section, and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, for being featured in the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s webinar on opioid abuse!

Dr. Bernstein is Director of the Faster Paths to Treatment substance use disorder urgent care center, an innovative and judgment-free program at Boston Medical Center providing services and peer support to patients with substance use disorders. Faster Paths to Treatment is funded by a four-year, $2.9 million dollar grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

We are proud that Boston Medical Center’s Emergency Department is a national leader in substance abuse intervention practices, research, and advocacy.

Advance the cursor to the 26 minute mark to see Dr. Bernstein’s presentation.

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Dr. Traci Green Appointed to CDC Opioid Guideline Workgroup

January 26th, 2016 in News 0 comments

Green_Traci-2-5x3-5We are proud to announce that Traci C. Green, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Director of the Boston Medical Center Injury Prevention Research Center, has been appointed to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Opioid Guideline Workgroup.

Dr. Green is one of ten national healthcare experts who were nominated by the CDC to advise its Board of Scientific Counselors on guidelines for opioid prescribing.

Dr. Green earned a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McGill University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Yale University.

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Published in Academic Emergency Medicine: “Boston Violence Intervention Advocacy Program: A Qualitative Study of Client Experiences and Perceived Effect”

July 24th, 2014 in News 0 comments

Congratulations to Dr. Thea James, Salma Bibi, Breanne Langlois, Elizabeth Dugan, and Patty Mitchell for their publication in Academic Emergency Medicine on client experiences and the perceived effect of the Violence Intervention Advocacy Program (VIAP) at Boston Medical Center. More

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