Mechanisms and Treatment Development
The goal of the translational psychobiology research group is to bring together psychobiologists to bridge the gap between bench and bedside, and to facilitate the flow of scientific discovery to practical application.
Priority Populations & Health Equity
Researching the social determinants of health, health disparities and other confounding factors contributing to our nation’s addiction crisis is the focus of this research group – a true collaboration amongst a large number of disciplines.
Addiction Policy & Health Economics
This group of faulty members focus on research, publications and advocacy to support evidence-based policy development.
Community Engagement & Dissemination
Addiction service delivery is a complex phenomenon that requires scientific rigor to support evidence-based activities along the entire spectrum of service from prevention to sustaining recovery. IAS is committed to counteracting racism and health equity through concerted community engagement efforts led by this group.
This group is responsible for enhancing addiction related education from the community level throughout the highest levels of higher education to enhance our community’s ability to serve and treat individuals.