2021 FUNDING CYCLE

The following are IRIS’ 2021 funded pilot
project partners

Are You Seeing Clearly? Refocus, Look Again: Anti-Stigma Training Pilot for Maryland’s OUD Treatment Community

Project Contact: Jennifer Brown
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COMET: Enhancing Care for People Who Inject Opioids Through a Meaningful Health Evaluation Tool

Project Contacts: Sarah Kattakuzhy, MD &
Sarah Schmalzle, MD
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Project Contact: Doris Titus-Glover, PhD, MSN

Creating an Evidence Base for Stages of Change Model of Engagement and
Recovery Supports

Project Contact: Jennifer Tuerke
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Exploring Perceptions of Family Functioning and the Role of Psychosocial Support and Social Determinants of Health in Treatment Retention Among Recovering Parents with Opioid Use Disorders

Project Contact: Doris Titus-Glover
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Exploring the Relationship Between the Reverse the Cycle Model and Staff Attitudes Towards Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
(A Pilot Study)

Project Contact: Howard H. Goldman, MD, PhD
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MBHS RSS Data Modernization Research Project

Project Contact: Shannon Hall, JD
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Measuring Early Recovery in Street Outreach

Project Contact: Gabby Knighton
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Peers that Count (PTC): A Peer Recovery Census to Determine How Many Are We, What Do We Contribute, and What Do We Need?

Project Contact: Tiffinee Scott
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Project Contact: Kim Wireman, LCSW-C, LCADC, President & CEO of PRC
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Potential Role of Online Skills Preparation for Employment in Recovery
(PROSPER/Online Skills)

A Qualitative Examination of the Peer Emergency Department “Reverse the Cycle” Program: Understanding How it Changes Hearts and Minds

Project Contact: Laura B. Monico, PhD
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Supporting the Wellness and Recovery of People Receiving Medication Treatment at Baltimore County Detention Center: A Qualitative Study

Project Contact: Brook Kearley, PhD
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Understanding the Ways that Chronic Pain, Depression Symptoms, and Resilience Affect Retention in and Adherence to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Project Contact: Melanie Bennett, PhD
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