Current Research Projects | Department of Family and Community Medicine | UC Davis Health

Current Research Projects

  • Patterns and trajectories associated with overdose in patients co-prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines

    This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded project will use population data to examine factors leading to co-prescriptions of opioids and sedative medications which pose higher risk of overdose.

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  • Understanding and Reducing Stigma Against Persons with Substance Use Disorders

    Stigma against those who use substances, from healthcare professionals, family, friends, the general community, and even themselves, is considered to be a major barrier to successful engagement in treatment. This project focuses on how to measure stigma among substance users and how to change it. 

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  • EnROUTE: Evaluating the Role of Transportation on Hemodialysis Access and Health Disparities

    EnROUTE is a mixed methods study designed to integrate patient, provider, and community perspectives with epidemiologic data to address transportation insecurity in patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD) treated with in-center hemodialysis.

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