Peter Luongo, Ph.D., LCSW-C
Executive Director
luongop@ireta.org

  1. Jarvis, M., Williams, J., Hurford, M., Lindsay, D., Lincoln, P., Giles, L., Luongo, P., & Safarian, T. (2017). Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(3), 163-173.
  2. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Policy Implications. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (7), 730-32
  3. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Clinical Issues and Costs. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (3), 347-35
  4. Kane, I., Mitchell, A. M., Puskar, K. R., Hagle, H., Talcott, K., Fioravanti, M., Droppa, M., Luongo, P. & Lindsay, D. (2014). Identifying at risk individuals for drug and alcohol dependence: teaching the competency to students in classroom and clinical settings. Nurse Educator, 39(3), 126-134.
  5. Mitchell, A.M., Puskar, K., Hagle, H., Gotham, H.J., Talcott, K.S., Terhorst, L., Fioravanti, M., Kane, I., Hulsey, E., Luongo, P., & Burns, H.K. (2013). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment: Overview of and student satisfaction with an undergraduate addiction training program for nurses. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 51(10), 29-37.
  6. Rudes, D.S., Taxman, F.S., Portillo, S., Murphy, A., Rhodes, A., Stitzer, M., Luongo, P.F., and Friedman, P.D. (2012). Adding positive reinforcement in justice settings: Acceptability and feasibility. Journal of substance abuse treatment. (42) 260-270
  7. Luongo, P.F., Lerch, J. and Taxman, F. (2010). Problem solving tools for drug court professionals. Funded by NIDA U01 DA 16213. Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! George Mason University.
  8. Luongo, P.F., TOPPS II Interstate Cooperative Study Group. (2003). Drug treatment completion and post discharge employment in the TOPPS II interstate cooperative study. Journal of substance abuse treatment. 25:1, 9-18.
  9. Luongo, P.F., Keys, S.G., Green, A. and Lockhart, E. (2003). Consultation and collaboration. In B. Erford (Ed.) Transforming the school counseling profession. Merrill Prentice Hall.
  10. Luongo, P.F.(2000). Partnering child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health with schools. Professional school counseling. (3) 5. 3308-314
  11. Luongo, P.F., Taxman, F. and Spinner, D. (1994). Jail addiction services (JAS): A program designed for success. In The crucial next stage: Health care & human rights, Proceedings of the eighth international conference on drug policy reform. The Drug Policy Foundation.
  12. Luongo, P.F., Taxman, F., and Guynes, R. (1994). Programming opportunities in jails. American Jail Association.
  13. Luongo, P.F. (1992). Steps and strategies at the county level: The Montgomery County, Maryland experience. In W. Snyder and T. Ooms (Eds.) Empowering families, helping adolescents with mental health and substance Abuse problems. 157-161. ADAMHA.

Holly Hagle, Ph.D.
National SBIRT ATTC Director
holly@ireta.org

  1. Kane, I., Mitchell, A.M., Aiello, J., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K.S., Boucek, L. (2016). Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Education for Emergency Nurses in 5 Hospitals: Implementation Steps and Hurdles. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 42(1), 53-60.Mitchell, A.M., Mahmoud, K.,
  2. Puskar, K., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Knapp, E. (2016). Teaching Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment to Nurse Practitioner Students. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(7), 311-317.
  3. Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lee, H., Mitchell, A.M., Albrecht, S., Frank, L., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., Houze, M.P. (2016) Interprofessional Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Education for Registered Nurses and Behavioral Health Professionals. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(9), 682-687.
  4. Puskar, K., Lee, H., Mitchell, A.M., Kane, I., Albrecht, S.A., Frank, L.R., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Houze, M. (2016). Interprofessional Collaborative Education for Substance Use Screening: Rural Areas and Challenges. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Healthcare, 16(1).
  5. Puskar, K., Mitchell, A.M., Albrecht, S.A., Frank, L.R., Kane, I., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., Lee, H., Firoavanti, M., & Talcott, K.S. (2016) Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Incorporating Training for Alcohol and Drug Use Screening for Healthcare Providers in Rural Areas. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-3.
  6. Mitchell, A., Fioravanti, M., Kane, I., Puskar, K., Hagle, H., & Boucek, L. (2015). A Call for Universal Alcohol, Drug Screening. American Journal of Nursing, 115(6), 11.
  7. Neft, M.W., O’Donnell, J.D., Mitchell, A.M., Puskar, K.R., Kane, I., Fioravanti, M., Boucek, L., Cuddy, M., Riccelli, A., Ambrosino, A., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Lincoln, P. (2015). Interprofessional Groups of Anesthesia Students (InGAS) in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Substance Use Disorders (SUDs): The SBIRT-InGAS Project. Journal for Interprofessional Education and Practice, 1(2), 65.
  8. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Policy Implications. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (7), 730-32
  9. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Clinical Issues and Costs. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (3), 347-35
  10. Braxter, B. J., Puskar, K., Mitchell, A. M., Hagle, H., Gotham, H., & Terry, M. A. (2014). Nursing students’ experiences with Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for substance use in the clinical/hospital setting. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 25(3), 122-129.
  11. Puskar, K., Mitchell, A.M., Kane, I. Hagle, H. Talcott, K.S. (2014). Faculty buy-in to teach alcohol and drug use screening. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45, 1-6.
  12. Kane, I., Mitchell, A. M., Puskar, K. R., Hagle, H., Talcott, K., Fioravanti, M., Droppa, M., Luongo, P. & Lindsay, D. (2014). Identifying at risk individuals for drug and alcohol dependence: Teaching the competency to students in classroom and clinical settings. Nurse Educator, 39(3), 126-134.
  13. Mitchell, A.M., Puskar, K., Hagle, H., Gotham, H.J., Talcott, K.S., Terhorst, L., Fioravanti, M., Kane, I., Hulsey, E., Luongo, P., & Burns, H.K. (2013). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment: Overview of and student satisfaction with an undergraduate addiction training program for nurses. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 51(10), 29-37.
  14. Terhorst, L., Gotham, H.,J., Puskar, K.R., Mitchell, A.M., Talcott, K., Braxter, B., Hagle, H., Fioravanti, M., Woomer, G.R. (2013). Confirming the factor structure of the alcohol and alcohol problems questionnaire (AAPPQ) in a sample of baccalaureate nursing students. Research in Nursing and Health, 36(4), 412-22, doi: 10.1002/nur.21537
  15. Burns, H.K., Puskar, K., Flaherty, M.T., Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Braxter, B., Fioravanti, M., Gotham, H.J., Talcott, K.S., Terhorst, L., Woomer, G.R. (Submitted 2012, January). Addiction training for undergraduate nurses using screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment. Manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice.
  16. Puskar, K., Gotham, H., Terhorst, L., Hagle, H., Mitchell, A.M., Braxter, B., Fioravanti, M, Kane, I., Talcott, K.S., Woomer, G.R., Burns, H.K. (2012). Effects of SBIRT Education and Training on Nursing Students’ Attitudes Toward Working with Patients Who Use Alcohol and Drugs. Substance Abuse. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2012.1562
  17. Puskar, K., Burns, H.K., Terhorst, L., Gotham, H.J., Hagle, H., Mitchell, A., Braxter, B., Fioravanti, M., Kane, I., Talcott, K.S., Woomer, G.R. (Submitted April 2011). Effectiveness of the ATN-SBIRT training program conducted with baccalaureate nursing students: Preliminary results. Brief report manuscript submitted to The Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
  18. Gotham, H., Hagle, H., Hulsey, E., Krom, L., Roget, N., Squires, D., Waters, P. (Addition Technology Transfer Workgroup) (2011). Technology transfer redux: Integrating theory and practice from the field to advance a new model of the innovation process. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 41, 169-178.
  19. Tomei, L., Hagle, H., Rineer, A., Mastandrea, L. A., Scolon, J. (2009). Do Orientation Materials Help Students Successfully Complete Online Courses? International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 73-89.

Dawn Lindsay, Ph.D.
Director of Evaluation Services
dawn@ireta.org

  1. Jarvis, M., Williams, J., Hurford, M., Lindsay, D., Lincoln, P., Giles, L., Luongo, P., & Safarian, T. (2017). Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(3), 163-173.
  2. Kane, I., Mitchell, A.M., Aiello, J., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K.S., Boucek, L. (2016). Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Education for Emergency Nurses in 5 Hospitals: Implementation Steps and Hurdles. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 42(1), 53-60.
  3. Mitchell, A.M., Mahmoud, K., Puskar, K., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Knapp, E. (2016). Teaching Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment to Nurse Practitioner Students. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(7), 311-317.
  4. Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lee, H., Mitchell, A.M., Albrecht, S., Frank, L., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., Houze, M.P. (2016) Interprofessional Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Education for Registered Nurses and Behavioral Health Professionals. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(9), 682-687.
  5. Puskar, K., Lee, H., Mitchell, A.M., Kane, I., Albrecht, S.A., Frank, L.R., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Houze, M. (2016). Interprofessional Collaborative Education for Substance Use Screening: Rural Areas and Challenges. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Healthcare, 16(1).
  6. Puskar, K., Mitchell, A.M., Albrecht, S.A., Frank, L.R., Kane, I., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., Lee, H., Firoavanti, M., & Talcott, K.S. (2016) Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Incorporating Training for Alcohol and Drug Use Screening for Healthcare Providers in Rural Areas. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-3.
  7. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Policy Implications. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (7), 730-32
  8. Farmer, CM, Lindsay, D, Williams, J, Ayers, A, Schuster, J, Cilia, A, Flaherty, MT, Mandell, T, Gordon, AJ, Stein, BD (2015). “Practice Guidance for Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: Results of an Expert Panel Process.” Substance Abuse Journal. 36(2):209-16
  9. Neft, M.W., O’Donnell, J.D., Mitchell, A.M., Puskar, K.R., Kane, I., Fioravanti, M., Boucek, L., Cuddy, M., Riccelli, A., Ambrosino, A., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Lincoln, P. (2015). Interprofessional Groups of Anesthesia Students (InGAS) in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Substance Use Disorders (SUDs): The SBIRT-InGAS Project. Journal for Interprofessional Education and Practice, 1(2), 65.
  10. Mitchell, A.M., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Kane, I., Lindsay, D., Talcott, K., Luongo, P.F., & Goplerud, E. (2015). Alcohol and Other Drug Use Screenings by Nurse Practitioners: Clinical Issues and Costs. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (3), 347-35
  11. Kane, I., Mitchell, A. M., Puskar, K. R., Hagle, H., Talcott, K., Fioravanti, M., Droppa, M., Luongo, P. & Lindsay, D. (2014). Identifying at risk individuals for drug and alcohol dependence: Teaching the competency to students in classroom and clinical settings. Nurse Educator, 39(3), 126-134.
  12. Chung, T., Geier, C., Luna, B., Pajtek, S., Terwilliger, R., Thatcher, D., and Clark, D.B. (2011). Enhancing response inhibition by incentive: Comparison of adolescents with and without substance use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 115(1-2), 43-50.
  13. Clark, D.B., Chung, T., Thatcher, D.L., Pajtek, S., and Long, E.C. (2011). Psychological dysregulation, white matter disorganization and substance use disorders in adolescence. Addiction, 107, 206-214.
  14. Clark, D.B., Thatcher, D.L., and Martin, C.S. (2010) Child abuse and other traumatic experiences, alcohol use disorders, and health problems in adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35(5), 499-510.
  15. Thatcher, D.L., Pajtek, S., Chung, T., Terwilliger, R., and Clark, D. (2010). Gender differences in white matter organization and adolescent substance use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 110(1-2), 55-61.
  16. Santucci, A.K., Lingler, J.H., Schmidt, K.L., Nolan, B.A., Thatcher, D., Polk, D.E. (2008). Peer-mentored research development meeting: A model for successful peer mentoring among junior level researchers. Academic Psychiatry, 32(6), 493-497.
  17. Thatcher, D.L. & Clark, D.B. (2006). Cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents with alcohol use disorders. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 18(1), 151-157.
  18. Clark, D.B., Thatcher, D.L. & Maisto, S.A. (2005). Supervisory neglect and adolescent alcohol use disorders: Effects on AUD onset and treatment outcome. Addictive Behaviors, 30(9), 1737-1750.
  19. De Bellis, M.D., Narasimhan, A., Thatcher, D.L., Keshavan, M.S., Soloff, P. & Clark, D.B. (2005). Prefrontal cortex, thalamus and cerebellar volumes in adolescents and young adults with adolescent onset alcohol use disorders and co-morbid mental disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29(9), 1590-1600.
  20. Thatcher, D.L., Cornelius, J.R. & Clark, D.B. (2005). Adolescent alcohol use disorders predict adult borderline personality. Addictive Behaviors, 30(9), 1709-1724.
  21. Clark, D.B., Thatcher, D. L. & Maisto, S.A. (2004). Adolescent neglect and alcohol use disorders in two-parent families. Child Maltreatment, 9(4), 357-367.

Jessica Williams, MPH
Director of Communication and Health Promotion
jessica@ireta.org

  1. Jarvis, M., Williams, J., Hurford, M., Lindsay, D., Lincoln, P., Giles, L., Luongo, P., & Safarian, T. (2017). Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(3), 163-173.
  2. Farmer, CM, Lindsay, D, Williams, J, Ayers, A, Schuster, J, Cilia, A, Flaherty, MT, Mandell, T, Gordon, AJ, Stein, BD (2015). “Practice Guidance for Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: Results of an Expert Panel Process.” Substance Abuse Journal. 36(2):209-16

Piper Lincoln, M.S.
Research Associate
lincolnp@ireta.org

  1. Jarvis, M., Williams, J., Hurford, M., Lindsay, D., Lincoln, P., Giles, L., Luongo, P., & Safarian, T. (2017). Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(3), 163-173.
  2. Neft, M.W., O’Donnell, J.D., Mitchell, A.M., Puskar, K.R., Kane, I., Fioravanti, M., Boucek, L., Cuddy, M., Riccelli, A., Ambrosino, A., Hagle, H., Lindsay, D., & Lincoln, P. (2015). Interprofessional Groups of Anesthesia Students (InGAS) in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Substance Use Disorders (SUDs): The SBIRT-InGAS Project. Journal for Interprofessional Education and Practice, 1(2), 65.

Leila Giles
Communication and Digital Media Coordinator
leilag@ireta.org

  1. Jarvis, M., Williams, J., Hurford, M., Lindsay, D., Lincoln, P., Giles, L., Luongo, P., & Safarian, T. (2017). Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(3), 163-173.