News from the New York Node: Welcome Ryan D. McDonald!

Ryan D. McDonald

The New York Node is pleased to welcome Ryan D. McDonald as their new Node Coordinator.

Ryan has worked at New York University Grossman School of Medicine in the Department of Population Health for over 12 years under Joshua Lee, MD, MSc.

He joined Dr. Lee’s research team in 2011 as a Research Coordinator and since then has moved his way up to Project Manager, Program Manager, and most recently Program Director of research for the Department of Population Health’s Lee Lab.

Most recently, Ryan managed a large multisite trial of the NIDA Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) titled Long-acting Buprenorphine vs. Naltrexone Opioid Treatments in CJS-involved Adults (NCT04219540) study that seeks to compare the effectiveness of extended-release buprenorphine to extended-release naltrexone among criminal justice system -involved adults.