Cliff Bersamira

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Course

  • 30200 Social Intervention: Research and Evaluation

Job Experience

  • Project Coordinator, National Drug Abuse Treatment System Survey State Case Studies
  • Doctoral Research Assistant, The University of Chicago
  • Research Analyst, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
  • Girls’ Education and Empowerment Extension Agent, Peace Corps Togo

Fields of Special Interest

  • Substance Use Disorder and Behavioral Health Services and Policies
  • Addiction Recovery and Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care
  • Behavioral and Physical Health Disparities and Equity
  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Populations 

Publications or Presentations

  • Andrews, C., Abraham, A., Grogan, C. M., Pollack, H. A., Bersamira, C., Humphreys, K., & Friedmann, P. (2015). Despite Resources From The ACA, Most States Do Little To Help Addiction Treatment Programs Implement Health Care Reform. Health Affairs, 34(5), 828-835.

  • Park, K., Marsh, J.C., Bersamira, C. (2015 October). Gender and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Opioid Drug Use: Gender Gap Narrowing Over Time in U.S., Findings from NSDUH 2017-2013. Presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference, Marina del Rey, CA.

  • Bersamira, C.S., Lin, Y. & Marsh, J.C. (2015 January). Substance Abuse Among Asian Pacific Islander Americans: Results from the National Latino and Asian American Study Related to Ethnicity, Native-Born Status, English Proficiency, and Gender. Poster Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research, New Orleans, LA.

  • Andrews, C.M., Grogan, C.M., Bersamira, C.S. Pollack, H.A. & Friedmann, P.D. (2014 October). State and Treatment Program Responses to Health Reform: Preliminary Findings from the National Drug Abuse Treatment System Survey (NDATSS) – Single State Agencies, the ACA, and SAPT Block Grant Reallocation. Presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference, Boston, MA.

  • Wurzburg, S., Zentgraf, K., Russell, C. Bersamira, C., Morrison, R., & Harwood, H. (2014). State Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Practice Guide. National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors.