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NIDA grant funds MD/PhD student’s study of hepatitis C and injection drug use in rural New England

Date Posted: Monday, July 27, 2020
By: Susan E.W. Spencer

imagelelgtj.pngA UMass Medical School graduate student, Eric Romo, recently received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to evaluate the association between distance to sterile syringe source and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, exploring health disparities between people living with addiction in rural areas and those where more services are available.

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