May 16, 2016
NH Governor’s Summit addresses state opioid epidemic
The NH Governor’s Summit on Substance Misuse: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing the Opioid Crisis, was held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Manchester, NH. The Radisson Hotel was at maximum capacity, as over 850 people attended the Governor’s first summit. Teams and programs from all over the state attended, alongside police officers, families of overdose victims, people in recovery, and politicians working to change the way misuse is governed in the state.
May 4, 2016
Northeast Node to co-host New England ATTC conference on adolescent substance use disorders, July 20
Mark your calendars for July 20, 2016, when the Northeast Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network and the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center will be hosting the 2nd annual regional adolescent conference, “Improving Care of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders: Effective Approaches to Assessing, Treating, and Engaging Teens.”
May 4, 2016
Lisa A. Marsch named Andrew G. Wallace Professor
Northeast Node Principal Investigator and Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Director Lisa A. Marsch, PhD, was recently appointed the Andrew G. Wallace Professorship at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Marsch’s appointment is a reflection on her dedication to the fields of substance use disorder treatment, behavioral health, and technology. We couldn’t be more proud! Congratulations, Dr. Marsch!
January 20, 2016
CTN approves AutoSense protocol
The Northeast Node is pleased to announce the approval of CTN-0073-Ot (Towards Detecting Cocaine Use Using Smartwatches in the NIDA Clinical Trials Network). The project will build upon our team’s recent work in successfully detecting cocaine use in the natural field environment using heart rate measurements. The goal of this project is to investigate methods to detect cocaine use from heart rate data captured by smartwatches, so this approach can be deployed widely in the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN).