Emma Fredyma, BS
Research Coordinator, Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Emma is a member of the research team at the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network and Center for Technology and Behavioral Health. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Psychology with Departmental Honors with a concentration in Mental Health from Plymouth State University. Emma was awarded PSU’s Top Psychology Senior award, Institutional Honors, and was voted one of the Top 20 Outstanding Seniors for her efforts both on and off campus. Emma completed an independent honors thesis titled "Meditation and Group Attitudes," which utilized Loving-Kindness Meditation as a tool to minimize intergroup biases against transgender individuals.
At the Northeast Node, Emma is a member of the Lead Team of a clinical trial that aims to adapt the CRAFT (Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training) therapeutic model to increase treatment initiation, engagement, and retention, and improve the effectiveness of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) treatment for young adults. In addition, Emma is a member of the research team of a clinical trial that aims to prevent the progression from risky opioid use to opioid use disorder by implementing a collaborative care model in primary care.
In her free time, Emma enjoys kayaking, watching Hamilton, and spending time with her friends, family, and her cats.