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Josiah Rich

Josiah Rich

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Department: Medicine and Epidemiology

Phone: +1 401 793 4770

Email: Josiah_Rich@Brown.EDU

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Location:

Phone: 793-4770 -- Community Health

Research Summary

The overlap between infectious diseases and addiction; incarcerated populations and public health opportunities in the criminal justice system; HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Improving Linkage to HIV Care Following Release from Incarceration; A Randomized Trial of Continued Methadone Maintenance vs. Detoxification in Jail; Prisoner Overdose Training and Naloxone Upon Release; A Randomized Controlled Trial and Cohort Study of HIV Testing and Linkage to Care; Increase in Hepatitis C Infection and Associated Risk Factors among Incarcerated Young Adults in Rhode Island; Current medicaid policies and practices for soon-to-be released prisoners and its effect on the continuity of behavioral health care