Biography

Marion Greene is a public health research analyst at the Fairbanks School of Public Health’s Center for Health Policy (CHP), conducting health-related research, primarily on substance abuse, addictions and mental illness. She chairs the Indiana State Epidemiology and Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW). In that capacity, she oversees the technical leadership CHP provides to the group, including collection and analysis of data; publication of an annual epidemiological profile on substance abuse as well as issue briefs on various alcohol- and drug-related topics; presentation of findings to state and community agencies as well as national conferences. Ms. Greene also serves on the FSSA/DMHA Mental Health and Addiction Planning and Advisory Council.

Since 2012, Ms. Greene has been a member of the Attorney General’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force (Education Committee) and was involved in the development of the Committee’s Prescriber Toolkit.

Research Interest

Marion Greene’s research interests include policy impact on trends in opioid use; progression from prescription opioids to heroin; identification of chronic pain patients as high-risk / algorithm or risk-score development in electronic health records (e.g., INSPECT); and implementation of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders.