Dr. Lee Hoffer participated in Research-to-Policy program

Picture of Dr. Lee HofferDr. Lee Hoffer traveled to Washington, DC in December as part of the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC) to meet with lawmakers interested in crafting legislation on substance use / abuse policy. Arranged by RPC, Dr. Hoffer met with staffers of Representative Trahan (D-MA) and Representative Schrier (D-WA) to discuss a number of topics, including: wrap-around services for substance abuse treatment; issues for women and mothers in drug treatment; drug trend monitoring and data integration; and rural issues associated with addiction and recovery. The RPC is a multi-year research program (Penn State University) seeking to facilitate connections between lawmakers and researchers to inform policy.

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