Substance Use Disorders and Behavioral Health

Substance Use Disorders and Behavioral Health

Director; Group Chair: Working Group on Substance Use Disorders

Robin Fretwell Wilson was appointed director of IGPA in February 2020 after seven years in the College of Law where she is the Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair in Law and served as associate dean for public engagement. Robin also is the leader of the Working Group on Substance Use Disorders. Her research interests include biomedical ethics, law and religion, children and violence and law and science. Director Wilson is a recipient of the 2020 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Advocacy for LGBTQ Affairs, a university-wide honor given by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

In the News

October 15, 2019

Substance Use Disorders Working Group member James Swartz discusses his research, which found that the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion didn't increase opioid deaths
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