The Community-Based Substance Use Disorder Research program focuses on improving the accessibility and effectiveness of treatments for substance use disorders, with a particular focus on opioid use disorder. To achieve these goals, our research integrates a variety of methods, including multi-site clinical trials as well as data science and informatics.
Active areas of research include but are not limited to:
- Developing and evaluating collaborative care models for opioid use disorder treatment
- Psychiatric epidemiology
- Understanding predictors of substance use disorder treatment outcomes
- Health disparities and equity in substance use-related services
- Characterizing multicomorbidity among individuals with substance use disorders
- Leveraging electronic medical records for addiction research
- Engaging multiple stakeholders within the community and establishing strong community-clinical partnerships
Click on a faculty member’s name to view their profile, including their grants and publications.
Physician-Pharmacist Collaboration on Opioid Addiction Treatment
An NIH-supported pilot study led by Duke Psychiatry's Li-Tzy Wu, MA, DSC, found that a team-based approach may improve buprenorphine care.