Major Grant Will Test Success of Popular Treatment in Opioid Fight – NHPR

Read article - Quotes Daisy Goodman, clinical assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about how the Geisel School of Medicine is launching new research looking at the effectiveness of treatment programs for pregnant women struggling with opioid abuse. The study is supported by a $5.3 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, a DC-based nonprofit funded through the Affordable Care Act. It will take about four years to complete. "We're in the middle of a maternal-child public health crisis around opiate use in our region," says Goodman. "We need answers."