The University of Massachusetts Amherst

2018 PEP Fellow, Elizabeth Evans receives a $1.5 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

2018 PEP Fellow, Elizabeth Evans receives a $1.5 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will fund a three-year research project undertaken by Elizabeth Evans, health promotion and policy, and two western Massachusetts sheriff's offices to design, implement and study an opioid treatment program for jail detainees. The program could serve as a model for tackling one of the nation's top public health crises. Read more about the project on MassLive, the Daily Gazette, WAMCNews-Medical.net, Healthcare News, and Phys.org.