Congratulations to AHSR 2021 Early Career Investigator Award Winners! Six early career researchers were selected based on the quality of their poster submission, CV, and personal statement. Award winners presented their work at the opening of the conference on October 14 and October 15. Recordings of their presentations can be found on the “Recordings” page

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Sachini Bandara

“Implementation, enforcement, and outcomes of state laws regarding prenatal drug use: A mixed-methods study”

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Sugy Choi

“Estimating the effects of criminalizing substance use during pregnancy on medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) use using a synthetic control approach”

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Ali Jalali

“Econometric Issues in Prospective Economic Evaluations of Substance Use Disorders Alongside Clinical Trials: Combining the Nonparametric Bootstrap with Methods that Address Missing Data”

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Huyen Pham

“Associations between perceptions of treatment for opioid use disorder, unmet needs for treatment, and treatment discontinuation among Virginia Medicaid members”

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Ruba Sajdeya

“Free-text searching algorithms to identify patients using cannabis in electronic health records: A rapid literature review”

Martha Tillson

“Correlates of Having Received Naloxone Training Pre-incarceration Among Adults Entering Corrections-based Substance Use Treatment in Kentucky”