The Research Core supports 3 innovative research projects and is organized into 3 sections:

Methods & Measures

The Methods & Measures Section, led by Lisa Saldana, focuses on developing, extending, and refining pragmatic standardized methods and measures of context, implementation strategies, and their underlying mechanisms.

Design & Modeling

The Design & Modeling Section, led by C. Hendricks Brown, is developing agent-based modeling and cost modeling to develop empirically-based tools for designs, power estimations, and selection of implementation strategies.

Policy & Financing

The Policy & Financing Section, led by Keith Humphreys, focuses on identifying policy and financing strategies to support sustainment of proven interventions for addiction in public and private health systems, and developing practical sustainment strategy toolkits and briefs that can be used as templates for state or systems leaders to influence policymakers and payers.