News from the New England Consortium Node

Photos of Levy, Weiss, and D'Onofrio

Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, Boston Children’s Hospitals, Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine, was promoted to Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

Roger Weiss, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of the Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction at McLean Hospital received the Founders Award from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS, Albert E. Kent Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Yale University was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.


Group photo of the CTN-0131 protocol team

The NECN, the Lead Node of CTN-0131, hosted the Methadone Clinician Education and Support Training,held on 10/2, in Fitkin Auditorium on the campus of Yale School of Medicine. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician’s Assistants, and pharmacists represented all 6 participating sites.

Presenters included: David Fiellin, MD, Study Lead InvestigatorZoe Weinstein, MD, MS, Study Co-Investigator; Jef Bratberg, PharmD; Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, Study Co-Investigator; David Frank, PhD; Brandy Robinson; Jeanette Tetrault, MD, Study Co-Investigator; and Richard Schottenfeld, MD, Study Co-Investigator

The CTN-0131 National Training took place via webinar 10/12-10/13.


Levy S, Minegishi M, Brogna M, Subramaniam G, McCormack J, Weiss R, Weitzman ER. Comparing the Performance of WMH-CIDI-SAM in Adolescents to Diagnoses Made by Pediatric Addiction Medicine Specialists. Journal of Addiction Medicine, in press.

See also, our latest Node Newsletter.