Federally-funded research includes observational studies and randomized clinical trials of addiction treatment designed to facilitate the dissemination of effective strategies from specialty to primary care, Emergency Department and HIV clinical sites. Yale Addiction Medicine also conducts research at the interface of pain and addiction and substance use prevention. Faculty have ongoing projects in a variety of realms including quality improvement, community engaged research in addition to the partial list of projects below:
Integrative Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder for Whole Recovery-Yale Organizations United (IMPOWR-YOU) Research Center
New England Consortium Node
play2PREVENT™ (p2P) LabThe play2PREVENT (p2P) Lab builds on the evolving and expanding area of “serious games,” a field defined as videogames intended for use beyond just entertainment, in the fields of health, wellness, education, and social intelligence.
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in the Emergency DepartmentWe have developed behavioral and medication treatments for patients presenting to the Emergency Department who use tobacco and engage in unhealthy alcohol and drug use.
WHAT-IF? Implementation ToolkitAccess resources from the Working with HIV Clinics to Adopt Addiction Treatments Using Implementation Facilitation (WHAT-IF?) multi-site study.
Yale Center for Health and Learning Games
The Yale Center for Health & Learning Games develops and evaluates videogame-based interventions with the goal of reducing risk (including substance use and smoking) and promoting healthy behaviors, social good and education.
Yale-Drug use, Addiction, and HIV prevention Research Scholars (DAHRS)The Yale-Drug use, Addiction, and HIV prevention Research Scholars program is a K12 sponsored fellowship that provides a comprehensive three-year, post-doctorate, interdisciplinary, mentored career development program.
VA Family of EHR Cohorts (VACo Family)
At VACo we offer an unprecedented resource of data derived from Electronic Health Record (EHR) at the Veterans Health Administration.