Department Chair Dr. Anthony Jerant has been named Interim Director of the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, effective July 1. He succeeds Dr. Joy Melnikow, now retired and Professor Emeritus, who held the Director role for 12 years. You can read more here.
Congratulations to Dr. Alicia Agnoli, who is lead author for a new paper appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), entitled, "Association of dose tapering with overdose or mental health crisis among patients prescribed long-term opioids." You can view the article here.
Congratulations also to Dr. Beth Magnan, who led a UCD SOM team that was selected to receive up to $30,000 from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), to conduct a commissioned systematic review entitled, "Systematic Literature Review of Bias and Stigma Among Health Care Professionals Toward Patients with Substance Use Disorders." Fantastic work, Beth and team!
Congratulations are also due to Dr. Jen Karlin, who was selected by CEP for a 2-year term as one of the Course Directors for the Pre-Clerkship Intersession Course Directors, a 5% funded effort, as part of the new I-EXPLORE curriculum! More than 110 faculty applications were received for this positioin, with each undergoing a rigorous review, so this is quite an honor. Nice work, Jen!
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