Navigation Links
Boston University School of Medicine physician receives award from AATOD
Date:10/30/2007

Boston Needham resident Daniel Alford, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) attending physician in the General Internal Medicine Department at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and associate medical director of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Division with the Boston Public Health Commission, was one of 12 clinicians in the nation to receive the Nyswander-Dole Award. The award was presented at the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependences (AATOD) recent national conference.

Since 1984, AATOD has presented this award to individuals who have devoted themselves to improving the lives of patients in the opioid treatment community and who were selected by their peers for extraordinary service in this community.

Alford has worked to expand opioid agonist treatment to primary care settings and developed guidelines for general healthcare providers for managing pain with methadone maintenance patients. He is considered the go to expert by the Department of Public Health and Bureau of Substance Abuse Services for policy development and best practices for opioid treatment.

Alford is a clinician educator with academic interests in chronic pain management and substance abuse disorders including the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care settings. He is the medical director for the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment funded Massachusetts Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (MASBIRT) program. The aim of MASBIRT is to expand alcohol and drug screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in generalist health care settings in Massachusetts. He is also co-investigator for 2 NIH-funded projects aimed at training physician educators to teach substance abuse clinical practice.

Alford received his medical degree from BUSM and completed his residency at the former Boston City Hospital and his post residency at BMC.


'/>"/>

Contact: Michelle Roberts
michelle.roberts@bmc.org
617-638-8491
Boston University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Measles Outbreak in Boston
2. Boston: Best Place For Having a Baby
3. Childrens Hospital Boston Presents at the Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting
4. Researchers at Cornell University as been reported using research fund by false claims
5. A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health
6. James Cook University urges more medical seats
7. Pill splitting program of University of Michigan can save money
8. Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on University of Rochester Scientists for Work on Preventing Cavities
9. Yale University guidelines for Physicians and Pharmaceutical industry
10. $ 1.7 Million NYSTAR Award for Binghamton University to Flex Electronics Research Muscle.
11. Florida State University declares a breathtaking study which might solve the Hepatitis C Virus maze and find a cure!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 28, 2017 , ... It's not always common knowledge whether or not a ... unclear as to whether or not they are contagious, and most people don't know ... So, FindaTopDoc took a look into the matter. , They discovered that the ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... April 28, ... ... Shiel Medical Laboratory to expanded distribution of the GlycoMark test throughout the Northeast ... indicates recent hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes. The GlycoMark test provides a clinically ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... been previously exposed to more adverse experiences than children in the general population. ... such as abuse, neglect or other family challenges. While no fault of their ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... Bill Howe started his sewer and drain company in 1980 focusing heavily ... team, the Bill Howe brand was born and they began cultivating their mission to ... the San Diego community in which they worked, lived and were raising their daughters. ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Woolsy Corporation ... supplements, through its Nova Skin Sciences division, recently announced the launch of Allumière ... with the power of an anti-aging concentrate. , Anogeissus Leiocarpa Bark ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... Texas , April 20, 2017  Vivify Health, ... mobile devices, has been awarded a very significant patent ... via EMRs to continual care via digital health.  This ... key intellectual property and further secures Vivify,s position as ... launched in 2009, was the first company to apply ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a ... significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it ... product development program, based on its proprietary self-delivering ... Dermatology (SID) 76 th Annual Meeting.  The ... sciences relevant to skin health and disease through ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017   ZappRx, Inc ., ... specialty drug prescribing process, today announced it closed $25 million ... a venture capital firm based in Seattle ... Qiming Venture Partners . The Series B round included participation ... round in 2014, and GV (formerly Google Ventures). ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: