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Addictions Committee Meeting-Opioid-using Immigrants from the Soviet Union: The Clinical Implication
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When: October 19, 2016
9:15 - 11:15 AM
50 Broadway, 10th Fl.
Suite 1001
New York, New York  10004
United States

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Meeting has been rescheduled to 3rd week because of Yom Kippur.



Opioid-using Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union: The Clinical Implications



Dr. Honoria Guarino, is a Principal Investigator in The Center for Technology and Health, she specializes in qualitative, ethnographic and mixed-methods research on the social aspects of substance abuse and HIV/AIDYS.


Dr. Guarino is currently involved in a NIDA-funded study examining the social contexts of drug use and HIV/HCV risk among young, opioid-using immigrants from the former Soviet Union and Co-Investigator/Ethnographer for a 5-year, NIDA-funded study of nonmedical prescription opioid use and associated patterns of HIV/HCV/STI risk among young adults in New York City. Additionally, she is the  Principal Investigator of a pilot study, awarded by the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth College, to develop and implement an innovative method for evaluating opioid-maintained chronic pain patients' engagement in a web-based, self-management intervention.


Dr. Guarino received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona.

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