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Dr. Vaddiparti Nominated for CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

For the second year, the Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce a faculty member named to participate in the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence, Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti. The program was launched in 2012 to promote the conduct of high-quality, innovative research with the highest integrity and ethics. In…

Dr. Vaddiparti Nominated for CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

For the second year, the Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce a faculty member named to participate in the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence, Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti.  The program was launched in 2012 to promote the conduct of high-quality, innovative research with the highest integrity and ethics.  In…

Dr. Linda Cottler becomes Treasurer of the CPDD

Linda Cottler,PhD, MPH, Associate Dean fro Research and Planning for the College of Public Health and Health Professions and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology became the Treasurer of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence at the conclusion of their 76th Annual Meeting, in San Juan, Puerto…

Two Epidemiology PhD Students were given Travel Awards by CPDD

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) held its 76th Annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico this year. Two Epidemiology PhD students were honored with travel awards for this conference. Abenaa Acheampong won the Primm-Singleton Travel Award, given to a graduate student with a demonstrated…

Fellow Successfully Defends Dissertation on Prescription Drug Abuse and Doctor Shopping

Chris Delcher, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and fellow of the Institute for Child Health Policy, successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Monitoring Prescription Opioid Abuse and ‘Doctor Shopping’: An Epidemiologic Perspective in Person, Place, and Time” on Thursday, June 12. In order to help address the…

Fellow Successfully Defends Dissertation on Prescription Drug Abuse and Doctor Shopping

Chris Delcher, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and fellow of the Institute for Child Health Policy, successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Monitoring Prescription Opioid Abuse and ‘Doctor Shopping’: An Epidemiologic Perspective in Person, Place, and Time” on Thursday, June 12. In order to help address the…

Two Travel Awards to CPDD given this year

Two Epidemiology PhD students received Travel Awards from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence for the 76th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico.