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The Center for Addiction Recovery collaborates with a variety of faculty here at Georgia Southern to complete at least 1-2 research projects per year in order not to inundate or over-sample the involved Center students. If you are interested in research and would like to get involved or have any proposals, please send an inquiry to describing your project.

Current and Past Collaborating Faculty Members

Dr. Moya Alfonso – Research Chair for the Center

Dr. Bettye Apenteng

Dr. Ashley Walker

Dr. Claire Robb

Dr. Yelena Tarasenko

Dr. Daniel Linder

Poster Presentations

2014 Eisenhart, E. Apentang, B., Tarasenko, Y., Robb, C., Cromley, J., Harris, S. Chen, C. “Examining the rural influence on non medical prescription drug use (NMPDU) in a university population: Pilot phase 1.” American Public Health Association Annual Conference, (15-19 November), New Orleans, LA.

2014 Eisenhart, E., Walker, A., Alfonso, A. “Photovoice and other participatory action research as a mode to evaluation and engagement among any collegiate recovery program”. (4-7 June) Minneapolis, MN.

2014 Eisenhart, E. “Comorbidity of addiction and other mental illness among the emerging adult: Augmenting SBIRT to better treat the evolving campus population of those afflicted with substance use disorders.” Georgia Department of Behavioral Health, Suicide Prevention Conference (16 May).

2014 Eisenhart, E., Alfonso, M. and Walker, A. “Collegiate addiction recovery: Using photovoice as a mechanism for change” Poster presentation. Georgia Public Health Association Annual Conference. (10-11 March 2014).

2013 Eisenhart, E. “Addiction and Recovery among Emerging Adult Populations: Why Collegiate Recovery Communities Matter” Keynote Speaker. Addiction Update Conference sponsored by Georgia Southern University Continuing Education. (30 October, 2013)

2013 Eisenhart, E., Snodgrass, G., et al. “Established Collegiate Recovery Communities Director’s Panel”. Association of Recovery Schools in Higher Education 4th Annual Conference. (3-5 April 2013)

2012 Eisenhart, E. Embassy of Ghana, “Recovery in Ghana: Miracle not Magic” Sponsored by Recovery Africa and the House of St. Francis. Invited speaker to advocate for Recovery services in Ghana

2012 Eisenhart, E., Alfonso, M., Scott, A. Walker, A.. “Exploring collegiate addiction recovery in a rural, underserved community.” Presenter at 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities conference presentation. (NIH/NIMHD sponsored)

2012 Eisenhart, E., Alfonso, M., Scott, A., Walker, A. “Addiction recovery through their eyes: Using photovoice to examine factors associated with recovery in a rural community”, American Public Health Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2012 Eisenhart, E. and Kristen Harper. “The next frontier: Recovery oriented service-learning through study abroad programs”. Association of Recovery Schools Conference, Houston, TX. 19 July 2012.

2012 Eisenhart, E. “Must alcoholics stay anonymous? Social stigma as a barrier to recovery from substance-use disorders.” panel speaker on Drug Use at 2012 Southern Sociological Society Conference in New Orleans, LA.

2011 Eisenhart, E. “Stigma as a public health problem, recovery from alcoholism and addiction in the rural south”, selected lecturer in the Rural Health Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Psychology at Georgia Southern University.

Last updated: 11/5/2020