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Dr. Khary Rigg's Publication Recognized by Carsey Institute

Dr. Khary Rigg's Publication Recognized by Carsey Institute

Dr. Khary Rigg's recent publication in the International Journal of Drug Policy titled, "Opioid-related mortality in rural America: Geographic heterogeneity and intervention strategies," was selected for a policy brief by the prestigious Carsey Institute (CI). CI is a national hub for research and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy, and has grown to cover topics related to families, community and poverty in America. CI is housed on the campus of University of New Hampshire and is funded by the Ford, Kellogg, and Annie E. Casey Foundation. Dr. Rigg's article was recognized by CI for presenting accessible analysis of complex data on a pressing issue tied to an important policy debate (i.e., the opioid epidemic). He and his co-author were asked by the Institute to write an official CI Policy Brief based on his original paper. The original article can be read here and the policy brief is available here.