In the Media Tag: Center for Addiction Science

Experts discuss bolstering addiction workforce

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Under the direction of David Stern, MD, formerly Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine, UTHSC has been at the forefront of addiction medicine. Dr. Stern, who is now the vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives at UTHSC, led the launch of the UTHSC Center for Addiction Science, which combines evidence-based… Read More

Largly white opioid epidemic highlights black frustration with drug war

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The circle of patients gathered for group therapy at a doctor’s family practice in McKenzie, Tenn., could well represent the face of the state’s opioid epidemic. They were in a small city in a rural county, fertile ground for prescription drug addiction, though they traveled from as far as Nashville and Missouri. They were young… Read More