CHERISH director Dr. Schackman presents research on economic evaluations of screening and linkage to care interventions.
Despite growing recognition that substance use disorder is a chronic disease, quality of life is rarely measured in substance use disorder treatment studies. With funding from the National Insitute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) R01DA033424, investigators measured the quality of life in prescription and injection opioid misuse using primary data from a survey of the US […]
The National Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network (CTN) study, CTN-0032: HIV Rapid Testing and Counseling (NCT00809445), was conducted at 12 substance abuse treatment programs in 2009, and demonstrated efficacy, feasibility / acceptability, and cost-effectiveness of on-site rapid HIV testing compared to off-site referral with no additional benefit for on-site pre-test HIV sexual risk-reduction counseling. As […]
On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, Dr. Bruce R. Schackman, Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell Medical College and CHERISH director, presented “Perspective from CHERISH: Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV” at the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Annual […]