Megan A O'Grady

Research Area(s) of Interest:  Addiction Health Services Research and Implementation Science

Dr. Megan O’Grady is an Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences. She is an applied social psychologist and health services researcher, and her research and evaluation program aims to improve the system of care for and prevention of substance use disorders. Dr. O’Grady is currently the principal investigator on an NIH-funded study examining the implementation of a text messaging program for unhealthy alcohol use in emergency departments, co-investigator on 5 NIH-funded studies on substance use services implementation, and lead evaluator on several SAMHSA- and State-funded projects in partnership with New York State and the State of Connecticut. In addition, she directs the Center for Prevention Evaluation and Statistics (CPES) at UConn Health and is co-chair of Connecticut’s State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup. She received her PhD at Colorado State University and was a post-doctoral fellow in UConn Health’s Alcohol Research Center.

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