Mrs. Oeser began her career in the field of substance abuse and addiction in 1997. She is currently Project Director of the SAMHSA funded project Young Men Who Have Sex with Men and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Center of Excellence (YMSM+LBGT CoE). She has been with the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA-ISAP) since 2004 and previously worked on the Evaluation, Training, and Technical Assistance (ETTA) for Substance Use Service Activities within the Health Care System project which focuses on both qualitative and quantitative research/evaluation efforts as well as training and technical assistance focused on SUD service delivery and integration activities. She has a background in substance use disorder treatment research, and training and technical assistance activities aimed at educating and further developing the substance use disorder treatment workforce. Previously Mrs. Oeser worked for the UCLA Heart Transplant program where she managed clinical trials. Mrs. Oeser has experience with project management, monitoring clinical trials, data collection and analysis, and preparation of reports, manuscripts and presentations for dissemination and publication.