The University of Kentucky recently received its largest single research grant in the history of the institution; $87 M to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 40% in 16 counties that represent more than a third of Kentucky’s population. Researchers are teaming with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, and the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to attack the problem from all sides. This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host speaks with Sharon Walsh director of UK’s Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR), and principal investigator of the project.
Sharon Walsh, Ph.D., is director of the UK Center for Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Principal Investigator of the study. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.