The ISAP Training Program in Addiction Health Services Research is within the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP), which is affiliated with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
The ISAP training program, which was initiated in 1991 under the leadership of Dr. Douglas Anglin, is currently in its 24th year. The program is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (T32 DA07272). Three postdoctoral trainees and two predoctoral trainees participate in the program annually.
The UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) offers training to predoctoral and postdoctoral PhD and MD fellows. The 2-year research training program, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (T32 DA07272-24), combines a core research methodology curriculum with hands-on training opportunities in a diverse group of research and clinical settings. Training is organized to address core issues and methodology within a health services research context.
- Drug use epidemiology
- Clinical trials (pharmacotherapy and behavioral)
- Treatment effectiveness and outcomes
- Organizational development
- Service system integration and organization
- Longitudinal research methodologies and statistical modeling
- Integration of addiction services with primary health care services
- Interventions for substance-abusing offenders, both in prison and in the community
- Special populations, e.g., women, individuals with co-occurring disorders, adolescents, individuals with HIV/AIDS
- Implementation and dissemination research
- Drug use and social policy