Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc

Jonathan Purtle is Associate Professor of Public Health Policy & Management and Director of Policy Research at NYU’s Global Center for Implementation Science. Dr. Purtle is an implementation scientist whose research focuses on mental health policy. His work examines questions such as how research evidence can be most effectively communicated to policymakers and is used…

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Fernanda S. Rossi, PhD

Fernanda S. Rossi, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Indiana University and completed her clinical psychology predoctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). She then…

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Tanya C. Saraiya, PhD

Tanya C. Saraiya, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University in the Department of Clinical Psychology and the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies within the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. Prior to Rutgers, she received her Ph.D in clinical psychology from Adelphi University and completed…

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Andrea Jakubowski, MD, MS

Andrea Jakubowski, MD, MS, is a general internist, addiction medicine specialist, and clinician researcher in the Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Jakubowski provides low-threshold buprenorphine treatment in a syringe services program (SSP), opioid use disorder treatment in an opioid treatment program, and cares for patients on a hospital addiction consult service. Dr.…

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Berkeley Franz, PhD

Berkeley Franz, PhD, is a medical sociologist and health services researcher whose research and teaching focus on health disparities and substance use. Dr. Franz is currently Associate Professor of Community-based Health at the Ohio, University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Athens, Ohio and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O. Endowed Faculty Fellow in…

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Brittany Bryant, DSW, LISW-CP

Brittany Bryant, DSW, LISW-CP, is a well-known clinician and Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina. In addition to her faculty appointment at MUSC, Dr. Bryant is also a K23 and LEAD Scholar where she serves as a visiting faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bryant’s research interests include…

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Ekaterina Burduli, PhD, MS

Ekaterina Burduli, PhD, MS, is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Washington State University, Spokane. Her research focuses on the birth outcomes of women who use substances during pregnancy and their infants and the development and implementation of novel interventions for perinatal women with substance use disorders. Dr. Burduli has over 40…

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Hannah Cheng, MS

Hannah Cheng works at the Center for Dissemination & Implementation, where her work primarily focuses on implementing addiction treatments in primary care and specialty care settings. She is dedicated to understanding how to optimize implementation efforts and applying implementation science to improve equity and access to mental health services. Hannah received her BS in Psychology…

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