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Dennis McCarty, PhD

Admin Unit: SOM-Public Health & Preventive Medicine Department
Phone: 4-1177
Office: Campus Services Building 678
Mail Code: CB669
Public Health and Preventative Medicine
Research Interests:
Addiction, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse Treatment » Click here for more about Dr. McCarty's research
Preceptor Rotations
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Dennis McCarty, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University.  He collaborates with policy makers in state and federal government and with community based programs to examine the organization, financing, and delivery of publicly funded treatment services for alcohol and drug disorders. Currently, he is the co-Principal Investigator for the Western States Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN).  Dr. McCarty also leads the Medication Research Partnership, directs an evaluation of the effects of healthcare reform on treatment for alcohol and drug use disorders, and serves as the director of the Education Core for the Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center..    Between 1989 and 1995, Dr. McCarty directed the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  Dr. McCarty served on three Institute of Medicine committees: “Managing Managed Care: Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health Care” (1997), “Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research: Forging Partnerships with Community-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment” (1998), and "Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces" (2012).