Jean Cody, winner of a Methodological Studies award, is a doctoral student in the UMass Amherst College of Nursing, where she works under the mentorship of Drs. Genevieve Chandler and Jeung Choi. Jean received her BSN from Saint Joseph’s College, Maine and her MS in nursing from University of Colorado, Denver. Jean’s most recent clinical work focused on the use of empirical indicators to measure and track patient centered outcomes. Her research interest is in examining the predictors and outcomes of treatment retention in patients experiencing opioid use disorders.