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Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

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Professor of Medicine

Associate Professor of Clinical & Translational Sciences

Advisory Dean, School of Medicine

Director, Addiction Triage for Homeless: Enhancing VA Medical Homes (ANTHEM)

Co-Director, Advancing VA Interdisciplinary Addiction Training, Research, and Scholarship (AVIATORS)

Co-Director, VA Pittsburgh's Interdisciplinary Addictions Program for Education and Research (VIPER)

Director, Buprenorphine in the VA Initiative (BIV)

Core Faculty, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP)

Core Faculty, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)

Core Faculty, Center for Research on Health Care

Office: University Drive C (151-C)
Building 30; Mailcode 151-C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
 
Phone: 412-360-2214
Fax: 412-360-2638
E-mail: adam.gordon@va.gov

Education
BA, Northwestern University, 1991
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1995
MPH, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 2000
Certification in Addiction Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine, 2002

Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1996
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1998
Fellowship in General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2000

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Identification and treatment of alcohol use disorders
Health services for homeless populations
Perioperative medicine guidelines and treatment
Effects of alcohol and drug use on the underserved
Buprenorphine in primary care settings
Community-based participatory research and education
 

Profile
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science, and Advisory Dean at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gordon is a board-certified internal medicine and addiction medicine physician with a 15-year track record of conducting research on the quality, equity, and efficiency of health care for vulnerable populations (e.g., persons with opioid use disorders, persons who are homeless, persons with hazardous alcohol use and other addictive disorders). He is a prior VA Health Services Research and Dvelopment (HSR&D) Career Awardee and currently focuses his research on investigating the implementation of evidence-based identification and care for patients with addiction disorders within primary care, primary care medical homes, and other non-specialty clinical environments, with a focus on homeless veterans.

Dr. Gordon is the Director of the VA Pittsburgh's Interdisciplinary Addiction Program for Education and Research (VIPER) fellowship, the Associate Clinical Director of the VISN4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC), and serves on the national Executive Committee of the Substance Use Disorders Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (SUD-QUERI), where he co-directs the Primary Care Work Group, directs the Buprenorphine Work Group, and leads clinical and evaluation efforts to enhance addiction care. He is also the Director of the Coordinating Center for the VA Addiction Treatment Fellowships nationally (Advancing VA Interdisciplinary Addiction Training, Research and Scholarship, AVIATORS Center).

Since 2012, Dr. Gordon has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Substance Abuse journal. He is the Director of the Addiction Triage for Homeless: Enhancing VA Medical Homes (ANTHEM)/Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (HPACT) at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Dr. Gordon receives salary support from both the VA and the University of Pittsburgh with no dual compensation from these sources for the same work. Dr. Gordon's current time allocation is 75% research, 10% teaching/mentoring, 10% clinical, and 5% administration.

Lab Personnel and Web page
Valerie Stallworth, MPH; Dan Harding; Jennifer Jenkins, MPH; James Conley;
Recent Grants
Title: The Influence of Formulary Management Strategies on Opioid Medication Use Amount - Patient and Prescribers
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount:
Funding Agency: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2016
Title: VAPHS' Interdisciplinary Addiction Program for Education and Research (VIPER)
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount: $1,780,000
Funding Agency: VA Office of Academic Affiliations
Start Year: 2013
End Year: 2019
Title: Opioid Agonist Treatment Expansion to Medicaid: The Role of Buprenorphine
Role: Co-investigator
Amount: $969,144
Funding Agency: National Institute of Drug Abuse
Start Year: 2012
End Year: 2015
Title: Improving Detection and Management of Alcohol Misuse in VA Inpatients
Role: Co-Investigator and Mentor
Amount: $575,664
Funding Agency: VA Health Services Research and Development
Start Year: 2011
End Year: 2015

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