Health Administration Research Consortium (HARC) Research Brief and Perspective on the Value of Collaboration in Response to the Opioid Crisis

Will Swann and I prepared a research brief after systematically examining how local governments are utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid crisis. This includes a case study example based on our work the the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).


HARC also published reflections and insights from the following experts on utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid crisis.

• Dr. Cyrus Dioun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management at the CU Denver Business School. Dr. Dioun’s research covers several new and contested industries, ranging from legal cannabis markets to the do-it-yourself maker field.
• Lisa VanRaemdonck, MPH, MSW, Executive Director of the School of Public Affairs Institute at CU Denver and adjunct
instructor at the Colorado School of Public Health. Before joining CU Denver, VanRaemdonck was the Executive Director
of the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials.
• Lorie Lopez, Health Promotion Specialist in the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment in Colorado.
• Kristin Carpenter, Director, Communities that Care, Otero County Public Health in Colorado.

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