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Coleman Drake, PhD

Dr. Drake is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Pitt Public Health. A health economist, Dr. Drake's research focuses on access to care for vulnerable populations. Dr. Drake was the lead author on a recent publication in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment describing results that individuals who rely on public transportation are not always able to easily access buprenorphine prescribers. He will continue this work in his recently-awarded K01 from NIDA, "Geographic Access to Medication Assisted Treatment for Medicaid Enrollees with Opioid Use Disorder."