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Criminal Justice Health

Criminal Justice Health


  • Implementation Science – Advancing Evidence-based Practices for Prison Inmates (AHRQ and NIDA) – Warren Ferguson, MD
  • Dissemination and Implementation of Evidenced-based Treatments for Substance Abuse Disorders and HIV for Justice-involved Populations (NIDA – conference grant) – Warren Ferguson, MD


  • Valerie Coppenrath. Reflections from the Jury Box: Improving Evidence Based Practice through a Comparison with our Legal System. Innovations in Pharmacy 2017;8(3):article 15.


  • Warren Ferguson et al: “Social Justice Behind and Beyond the Bars: Criminal Justice Health and Academic Medicine” (AAMC Annual Meeting)
  • Jennifer Fishbein and Judy Savageau: “Enrichment of Health Education Curriculum for Teenagers in Correctional Facilities” (poster; Family Medicine Education Consortium conference)

Student Projects:

  • Shakti Nochur

Implementation and Efficacy of the Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS) at MCI-Concord: A Case Study of an Immunization Database in the Massachusetts Correctional System

Advisor: Patricia Ruze, MD

  • Jennifer Fishbein

Enrichment of Health Education Curriculum for Teenagers in Correctional Facilities

Advisor: Judy Savageau, MPH

Research Forum Topics                    

  • June 16, 2017:

Warren Ferguson, MD – “Implementation Science of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of Opioid Use Disorders in 4 Jail and Prison Systems”