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The OHSU Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics has an active research program focused on improving the health and healthcare of primary care patients and vulnerable populations.  Over 20 division faculty are actively engaged in research in the topics listed below and others.


Recent Publications

Methadone Safety Guidelines:

A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society and College on Problems of Drug Dependence, in Collaboration With the Heart Rhythm Society
Roger Chou, Ricardo A. Cruciani, David A. Fiellin, et al

The Journal of Pain, Vol 15, No 4 (April), 2014: pp 321-337
Available online at www.jpain.org and www.sciencedirect.com

Methadone Overdose and Cardiac Arrhythmia Potential:

Findings From a Review of the Evidence for an American Pain Society and College on Problems of Drug Dependence Clinical Practice Guidline

Roger Chou, Melissa B. Weimer, and Tracy Dana
The Journal of Pain, Vol 15, No 4 (April), 2014: pp 338-365
Available online at www.jpain.org and www.sciencedirect.com

Research Gaps on Methadone Harms and Comparative Harms:

Finds from a Review of the Evidence for an American Pain SOciety and College on Problems of Drug Dependence Clinical Practice Guideline
Melissa B. Weimer and Roger Chou
The Journal of Pain, Vol 15, No 4 (April), 2014: pp 366-376
Available online at: www.jpain.org and www.sciencedirect.com 

Division Faculty Engaged in Research