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Barbara Andraka-Christou, Ph.D., J.D., B.A.

Assistant Professor

Health Management and Informatics

Office: DPAC Suite 401

Phone: 407-823-3355

Email

Education

Indiana University-Bloomington
University of Florida

Recent Publications

Andraka-Christou, B., Gabriel, M., Madeira, J. & Silverman, R. Court personnel attitudes towards medications for opioid use disorder: a state-wide survey. 2019; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2019;104:72-82. DOI (impact factor 2.8).

Nguyen, T., Andraka-Christou, B., Bradford, W., & Kosali, S. Provider-Directed Marketing May Increase Prescribing of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder. 2019; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2019;104:104-115. DOI (impact factor 2.8).

Current Funded Projects

Program Evaluation for Florida Supreme Court Office of States Court Administrator. PI: Andraka-Christou, Barbara. Funded by Florida Supreme Court Office of States Court Administrator. May 2019-May 2020.
Role: Principal Investigator, May 2019-May 2020 (5% FTE; $11,000; Project credit split at UCF 50%)

Quality of Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Medicaid-Enrollees: The Effects of State Policies and Initiatives. PI: Stein, Bradley (Rand Corporation). Funded by NIH, Award # R01DA045800, $613,917. July 2018-October 2023.
Role: Coinvestigator, May 2019 – May 2023 (5% FTE for 4 years; $41,904 over 4 years; Project credit split at UCF 100%)

Addictions Law and Policy Services, Surveillance, and Community Resilience Project. PI: Silverman, Ross. Funded by Indiana University Grand Challenges. $500,000. May 2018-May 2022 (Note: This grant subcontract is awaiting signature by the UCF legal department.)
Role: Coinvestigator, May 2019-September 2020 (5% FTE; $ 7,909; Project credit split at UCF 100%)

AECR: Understanding UCF Student Barriers to Substance Use Disorder Treatment. PI: Harris, Shana. Funded by UCF VPR Advancement of Early Career Researchers (AECR) 2018-2019 $4105.44. May 2019 – May 2020.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator, May 2019 – May 2020 (Project credit split at UCF 50%)