Dr. Dong Wins Award for Pioneering Opioid Research

June 21, 2023

Dr. Dong, a postdoctoral researcher at the lab, has received the Early Career Research Presentation Competition Award from The College on Problems of Drug Dependence. This award recognizes her impactful analysis of how the CDC’s opioid prescribing guidelines have impacted racial disparities in opioid treatment discontinuation across the United States. Dr. Dong’s research provides crucial insights into the ongoing public health efforts to manage opioid prescribing while ensuring equitable treatment access.