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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Testing a Novel Strategy to Improve Implementation of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Veterans with Opioid Use Disorders in Low Performing Facilities
Principal Investigator:

Hildi J. Hagedorn

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $230,743
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impacts: Currently, the United States is in the midst of an opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic with the rates of emergency room visits and overdoses related to prescription opioids skyrocketing and the rates of heroin use increasing rapidly. OUD is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, increased HIV and HCV infection rates, and increased criminal behavior. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) has been shown to be effective in treating OUD and decreasing these negative consequences. While th...

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