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Substance Use Disorder Headlines

Explore the latest public health research and insights about substance use disorder.

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Substance Use Disorder Faculty

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of substance use disorder? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

 

Caleb Alexander
Professor
Epidemiology

G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS, is a practicing internist and epidemiologist focused on maximizing the use, safety, and effectiveness of prescription medicines.

Susan Sherman
Professor
Health, Behavior and Society

Susan Sherman, PhD '00, MPH, brings harm reduction evidence to inform drug policy and programming in order to reduce overdose deaths and other harms to people who use drugs.

Sean Allen
Assistant Professor
Health, Behavior and Society

Sean Allen, DrPH, MPH, uses research to inform drug policies and eliminate health disparities among people who inject drugs.

Elizabeth Stuart
Professor
Mental Health

Elizabeth Stuart, PhD, uses statistical methods to help learn about the effects of public health programs and policies, often with a focus on mental health and substance use.

Haneefa Saleem
Assistant Professor
International Health

Haneefa Tasleem Saleem, PhD ’14, MPH, ’09, studies how to improve the sexual and reproductive health of people living with HIV and to mitigate the risks of injection drug use.

Melissa Walls
Associate Professor
International Health

Melissa Walls, PhD, MA, is an Indigenous researcher who works with American Indian and First Nations communities to promote health equity through culturally centered projects.