Miriam Hospital wins federal grant to study post-incarceration opioid treatment

THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL won a $215,000 grant to study addiction treatment of incarcerated people after their release. /COURTESY MIRIAM HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE — Miriam Hospital has been awarded a federal $215,157 National Institutes of Health grant to study an innovative opioid addiction program for incarcerated individuals providing medication treatment upon their release that was expanded at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections last year. The grant funds research into medication-assisted treatment led by principal investigator Dr.…

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