A group of Bloomberg School researchers are helping Maryland’s overdose programs implement data-driven solutions to the overdose epidemic.
Substance Use Disorder
Addressing the disease that affects brain and behavior, leading to an inability to control the use of drugs or medication
G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS, is a practicing internist and epidemiologist focused on maximizing the use, safety, and effectiveness of prescription medicines.
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, DrPH, MPH, uses research to inform drug policies and eliminate health disparities among people who inject drugs.
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 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, PhD, MA, is an Indigenous researcher who works with American Indian and First Nations communities to promote health equity through culturally centered projects.