Social Research Center

Research Presentations and Posters


2011

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Buprenorphine (Suboxone) for Pre-Release Prisoners in Baltimore, Maryland: 1-Month Post-Release Outcomes

Presenter: Timothy Kinlock, Michael Gordon, Robert Schwartz
Presented at: The American Society of Criminology
Presentation place: Washington, D.C.
Date presented November 2011

Addiction Psychiatry Guidelines for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence: A view from the United States

Presenter: Robert Schwartz
Presented at: Bekheterv Institute
Presentation place: St. Petersburg, Russia
Date presented October 2011

Crime Severity, Frequency and Variety of Prisoners Participating in Methadone/Buprenorphine Clinical Trials

Presenters: Michael Gordon, Timothy Kinlock, Robert Schwartz
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research Conference – George Mason University
Presentation place: Fairfax, VA
Date presented October 2011

Entry into methadone treatment via interim maintenance: 12- month outcomes

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Jerome Jaffe, Sharon Kelly, D. Gandhi, Kevin O’Grady
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Fairfax, Virginia
Date presented October 2011

Latest Research on Opiate Receptors: Implications for Treatment; and Medications in the Pipeline

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: California Society of Addiction Medicine’s State of the Art 2011
Presentation place: Long Beach, California
Date presented October 2011

Medications in the Treatment of Alcohol and Opiate Dependence in the Criminal Justice System

Presenters: Robert Schwartz
Presented at: National Judicial College
Presentation place: Reno, Nevada
Date presented October 2011

Medications in the Treatment of Alcohol and Opiate Dependence in the Criminal Justice System

Presenters: Robert Schwartz
Presented at: National Judicial College
Presentation place: San Antonio, Texas
Date presented October 2011

Medications in the Treatment of Alcohol and Opiate Dependence in the Criminal Justice System

Presenters: Robert Schwartz
Presented at: Maryland Judicial Training
Presentation place: Bethesda, Maryland
Date presented October 2011

Medications Treatment and the Criminal Justice System - Research Overview

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Shannon Gwin Mitchell
Presented at: SAMHSA Einstein Meeting
Presentation place: Bethesda, Maryland
Date presented October 2011

Addressing Risky Behavior in the Drug Courts: Obtaining Funding and Program Implementation-Key Steps for Success

Presenters: Monique Wilson, Erika Crable, Michael Gordon
Presented at: National Association for Drug Court Professionals
Presentation place: Washington, D.C.
Date presented July 2011

Developing Medications for Stimulant Dependence: A Translational Neuroscience Perspective

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: UCLA School of Medicine
Presentation place: Los Angeles, California
Date presented July 2011

Entry into methadone treatment via interim maintenance: 12- month outcomes

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Jerome Jaffe, Sharon Kelly, D. Gandhi, Kevin O’Grady
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Hollywood, Florida
Date presented June 2011

Extended-release Injectable Naltrexone for Opioid-dependent Probationers and Parolees

Presenters: Donna Coviello, Michael Gordon, James Cornish, Tamara Boney, Cynthia Clark, Timothy Kinlock, Robert Schwartz, Marc Fishman & Charles O’Brien
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Hollywood, Florida
Date presented June 2011

The Drive to Develop Medications for Prescription Drug Abuse: An Historical Overview of the Development of Methadone, Buprenorphine, and Naltrexone

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: Tufts Health Care Institute Program on Opioid Risk Management
Presentation place: Boston, Massachusetts
Date presented June 2011

Integrating Buprenorphine Treatment and Corrections

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Michael Gordon, Timothy Kinlock
Presented at: Clinical Trials Network Steering Committee
Presentation place: Bethesda, Maryland
Date presented March 2011

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2010

Chronically Relapsing Brain Disease and Addictive Disorders Before the Court, Managing Addiction as a Chronic Illness, Addiction: Treatment with Limited Resources

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: The ASIA Pacific Science and Technology Program
Presentation place: Tumon, Guam
Date presented November 2010

Integrating Buprenorphine Treatment into Formerly ‘Drug-Free’ Outpatient Programs: Staff Perspectives

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research
Presentation place: Lexington, KY
Date presented October 2010
  Poster (pdf)

Predicting Treatment Entry among Opioid-dependent Adults in Baltimore, Maryland

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Kevin O’Grady, Shannon Mitchell, Robert Schwartz, Barry Brown
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Lexington, KY
Date presented October 2010
  Poster (pdf)

Receptors, Pharmacology and Medical Management of Addiction

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: CSAM Addiction Medicine Review Course
Presentation place: Orange County, California
Date presented October 2010

Strategies to Extend Treatment Episodes for Non-Compliant Patients: Improving Outcomes

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Presentation place: Chicago, Illinois
Date presented October 2010

Overview of Pharmacologies (To Treat Addictions)

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Presentation place: Baltimore, Maryland
Date presented September 2010

Curbing Opiate addiction in the Last 100 Years: A Shifting Criminal Justice-Public Health Dynamic

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: C. Wayne Kempske Lecture Series, Sponsored by the Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Presentation place: Annapolis, Maryland
Date presented June 2010

Effect of Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) on Self-Reported Drug Use and Risky Health Behaviors

Presenters: Diana Caldwell
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date presented June 2010
  Poster (pdf)

Methadone Maintenance for Probationers: Predictors and Outcomes

Presenters: Jan Gryczynski, Sharon Kelly, Timothy Kinlock, Mike Gordon, Kevin O’Grady, Robert Schwartz
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
Presentation place: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date presented June 2010

Predictors of Treatment Entry in a Sample of Methadone Maintenance Patients

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Kevin O’Grady, Shannon Mitchell, Robert Schwartz, Barry Brown
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date presented June 2010
  Poster (pdf)

Self-Reported Changes in Injection- and Sex-Risk Behaviors for In- and Out-of-Treatment Opiate Dependent Individuals

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date presented June 2010
  Poster (pdf)

Patient-Centered Services Research

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: NIDA Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research
Presentation place: Rockville, Maryland
Date presented April 2010

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2009

Effect of Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) Mode on Report of Drug Use and Risky Health Behaviors

Presenters: Diana Caldwell
Presented at: American Public Health Association
Presentation place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date presented November 2009

Attitudes toward Opioid Agonists among Opioid-dependent Individuals In- and Out-of-treatment

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Stuart King, Kevin O’Grady, Barry Brown
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: San Francisco, California
Date presented October 2009
  Poster (pdf)

Uses of Diverted Methadone and Buprenorphine by Opioid-addicted Individuals in Baltimore, Maryland

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research
Presentation place: San Francisco, California
Date presented October 2009
  Poster (pdf)

Novel Perspectives in the Treatment of Drug Dependence

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: 22nd ECNP Meeting
Presentation place: Istanbul, Turkey
Date presented September 2009

Extending Treatment Episodes beyond Methadone Program Boundaries

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association
Presentation place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date presented August 2009

Protective Effects of Religiosity on Alcohol Use among Youth: Mediation by Perceived Expectations of Parents and Friends

Presenters: Jan Gryczynski, Brian Ward
Presented at: American Sociological Association 104th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: San Francisco, California
Date presented August 2009

Treatments for Stimulant Dependence

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Meeting
Presentation place: Orlando, Florida
Date presented August 2009

Medications for the Treatment of Stimulant Dependence

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: Charles Drew University
Presentation place: Los Angeles, California
Date presented July 2009

Program Response to Patient Drug Use: Findings from the Treatment Entry and Engagement Study

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: NIDA Meeting: Program Response to Patient Relapse
Presentation place: Bethesda, Maryland
Date presented July 2009

A Brief Culturally-sensitive HIV and Hepatitis Prevention Intervention for Urban American Indians: Development and Preliminary Evaluation

Presenters: Diana Caldwell, Jeannette Johnson, Jan Gryczynski, Kerry Lessard, Susan Roth
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
Presentation place: Reno, Nevada
Date presented June 2009

Innovations in Social Ecological Community Health Research

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: 12th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community
Presentation place: Montclair, New Jersey
Date presented June 2009

Redefining Retention: Three Pathways for Extending a Treatment Episode beyond a Methadone Program’s Boundaries

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Reno, NV
Date presented June 2009
  Poster (pdf)

Relationship between Patient Attitudes toward Methadone and Methadone Treatment Program Retention

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, Barry Brown
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: Reno, NV
Date presented June 2009
  Poster (pdf)

Social Ecological Approaches to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Delivery

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action
Presentation place: Montclair, New Jersey
Date presented June 2009

Treatment Entry among Individuals on a Waiting List for Methadone Maintenance

Presenters: Jan Gryczynski, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, Jerome Jaffe
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
Presentation place: Reno, Nevada
Date presented June 2009

Development of Buprenorphine as a Treatment for Opiate Dependence: The Role of NIDA

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: University of Michigan Meeting on Buprenorphine
Presentation place: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date presented May 2009

Review of Recent Findings on Opiate Agonists and QT Prolongation

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: NIDA Meeting on Cardiac effects of Opiate Drugs
Presentation place: Bethesda, Maryland
Date presented May 2009

Pharmacotherapies for Treating Stimulant Addiction April 2009

Presenters: Frank J. Vocci
Presented at: American Society of Addiction Medicine Meeting
Presentation place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date presented April 2009

Premature Discharge From Methadone Treatment: Patient Perspectives

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Presentation place: New York, New York
Date presented April 2009

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2008

An Ethnographic Examination of Methadone Treatment Entry and Engagement in Baltimore, Maryland

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Loyola College, Department of Psychology
Presentation place: Baltimore, Maryland
Date presented November 2008

Incarceration and Opioid Withdrawal: The Experiences of Methadone Patients and Out-of-treatment Heroin Users

Presenters: Shannon Mitchell
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research
Presentation place: Boston, Massachusetts
Date presented October 2008

Patient Satisfaction and Retention in Methadone-maintenance Treatment

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, Barry Brown
Presented at: Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Boston, MA
Date presented October 2008
  Poster (pdf)

Relationship between Patient Satisfaction and Methadone Treatment Outcomes

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, Barry Brown
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence
Presentation place: San Juan Puerto Rico
Date presented June 2008
  Poster (pdf)

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2007

A needs assessment of the prevention service needs of Native Americans in Baltimore, Maryland: Implications for program design and service delivery

Presenters: Jan Gryczynski, Jeannette Johnson, Shelly Wiechelt, & Susan Roth
Presented at: National HIV Prevention Conference
Presentation place: Atlanta GA
Date presented December 2007

Entry into heroin addiction treatment: Implications for urban centers

Presenters: Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Robert Schwartz, James Peterson, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Adrienne Ruhf, & Mike Agar
Presented at: Sixth International Conference on Urban Health
Presentation place: Baltimore, MD
Date presented November 2007

HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and hepatitis needs of American Indians: In their own words

Presenters: Jeannette Johnson, Jan Gryczynski, & Shelly Wiechelt
Presented at: American Public Health Association 135th annual meeting
Presentation place: Washington, D.C.
Date presented November 2007

Attitudes among heroin-addicted individuals towards buprenorphine and methadone

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Sharon Kelly, Emily Sears, Kevin O’Grady, & Barry Brown
Presented at: 2007 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Athens, GA
Date presented October 2007

A randomized clinical trial of methadone maintenance for prisoners: Findings at 1-year post-release

Presenters: Michael Gordon, Timothy Kinlock, & Robert Schwartz
Presented at: 2007 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Athens, GA
Date presented October 2007

Services and patient satisfaction in a multi-site study of methadone treatment

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, & Barry Brown
Presented at: 2007 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Athens, GA
Date presented October 2007

The Village Model of Care

Presenters: Steven Carswell & Thomas Hanlon
Presented at: Magnuson Congress for a Global Diabetes Alliance
Presentation place: Seattle, Washington
Date presented October 2007

Reciprocal Resilience in American Indian Women

Presenters: Jeannette Johnson, Shelly Wiechelt, Jan Gryczynski, & Susan Roth
Presented at: Minority Women’s Health Summit, Office of Minority Health
Presentation place: Washington, D.C.
Date presented August 2007

Attitudes toward buprenorphine and methadone among opioid-dependent individuals

Presenters: Barry Brown, Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Emily Sears & Kevin O'Grady
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 69th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Quebec, Canada
Date presented June 2007

Cultural Responses to Disaster

Presenters: Jeannette Johnson & Jan Gryczynski
Presented at: “Indigenous Voices in Social Work: Not Lost in Translation” special conference
Presentation place: Oahu, Hawaii
Date presented June 2007

Differences in characteristics between in- and out-of-treatment heroin addicts

Presenters: Robert Schwartz, Sharon Kelly, Kevin O'Grady, James Peterson, Shannon Gwin Mitchell, and Barry Brown
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 69th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Quebec, Canada
Date presented June 2007

Gender differences among in-and out-of-treatment opioid-dependent individuals

Presenters: Sharon Kelly, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O'Grady, James Peterson, Shannon Gwin Mitchell and Barry Brown
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 69th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Quebec, Canada
Date presented June 2007

Interim methadone maintenance reduces HIV-risk behaviors

Presenters: Monique Wilson, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O'Grady, David Highfield & Jerome Jaffe
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 69th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Quebec, Canada
Date presented June 2007

Retention and early treatment outcomes associated with 5- and 30-day buprenorphine detoxification

Presenters: Stuart King, Barry Brown, Robert Schwartz, D Gandhi, W Barksdale, E Weintraub, Elizabeth Katz
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 69th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Quebec, Canada
Date presented June 2007

Preventive intervention involving urban African American youth attending an alternative education program – Background, implementation, and feasibility experiences

Presenters: Steven Carswell, Thomas Hanlon, & Pattarapan Pothong
Presented at: Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference
Presentation place: Washington, DC
Date presented May 2007

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2006

Incarcerated addicted mothers and their 10-14 year-old children

Presenters: Thomas Hanlon, Steven Carswell, & Kevin O’Grady
Presented at: National Institute of Drug Abuse Conference enTitle:d “Children of parents in the criminal justice system: Children at risk”
Presentation place: Bethesda, MD
Date presented November 2006

A randomized clinical trial of methadone maintenance for prisoners: Findings at 12-month follow-up

Presenters: Michael Gordon, Timothy Kinlock, & Robert Schwartz
Presented at: 2006 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
Presentation place: Little Rock, AK
Date presented October 2006

A randomized clinical trial of methadone maintenance for prisoners: Findings at 6-month follow-up

Presenters: Michael Gordon, Timothy Kinlock, & Robert Schwartz
Presented at: American Psychological Association – 114th Annual Conference
Presentation place: New Orleans, LA
Date presented August 2006

LifeLines, Inc. - The utility of qualitative methodology to supplement local-level knowledge of the health service needs of small minority populations

Presenters: Jan Gryczynski
Presented at: National Library of Medicine Conference on Native American Health Information Services
Presentation place: Albuquerque NM
Date presented July 2006

Interim methadone maintenance reduces HIV-risk behaviors

Presenters: Monique Wilson, Robert Schwartz, Kevin O’Grady, David Highfield, & Jerome Jaffe
Presented at: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) – 68th Annual Meeting
Presentation place: Scottsdale, AZ
Date presented June 2006

Methadone maintenance treatment and reentry for prisoners

Presenters: Timothy Kinlock, T Fitzgerald, & G Sweeney
Presented at: American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Presentation place: Atlanta, GA
Date presented April 2006

Mutuality and Emotional Health in Spouses of Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Presenters: Haruko Tanji, Lindsey A. Webb, Sarah L. Canham, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Karen E. Anderson, Lisa M. Shulman
Presented at: World Parkinson Congress
Presentation place: Washington, D.C.
Date presented February 2006


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