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Drug & Alcohol Research and Innovation Active-Learning

DARIA

DARIA is a virtual, weekly seminar program delivered by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Alcohol and Drug Service (SVHS ADS) and the National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED).

Content is delivered by experts in the field of alcohol and drug health from across NSW and aims to showcase innovation and emerging research in the field to ensure Alcohol & Drug services across the state are informed of the latest evidence and practice

DARIA is held every Monday (except public holidays) from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

DARIA is held every Monday (except public holidays) from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Pharmacotherapy for Methamphetamine Use Disorder

Presented by Dr Krista Siefried

Clinical Research Lead and Deputy Director, National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED)

Lecturer, The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Senior Research Associate, Alcohol and Drug Service, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


Methadone Buprenorphone Transfers

Presented by Dr Chris Tremonti FAChAM FRACP

Staff Specialist, Alcohol and Drug Service, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


Meds for Methamphetamine – Journal Club

Presented by Dr Jeku Jacob

Paper discussed: Trivedi, M. H., Walker, R., Ling, W., Dela Cruz, A., Sharma, G., Carmody, T., Ghitza, U. E., Wahle, A., Kim, M., Shores-Wilson, K., Sparenborg, S., Coffin, P., Schmitz, J., Wiest, K., Bart, G., Sonne, S. C., Wakhlu, S., Rush, A. J., Nunes, E. V., & Shoptaw, S. (2021). Bupropion and Naltrexone in Methamphetamine Use Disorder. The New England journal of medicine384(2), 140–153. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa2020214


The role of electronic cigarettes to quit smoking

Presented by Prof Hayden McRobbie

Professor, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney Australia

Consultant in Lifestyle Medicine, Lakes District Health Board, Rotorua, New Zealand


Psychedelics for the treatment of substance use disorders

Presented by Dr Jonathan Brett

Lecturer, The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Senior staff specialist, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


Pharmacotherapies for Methamphetamine Withdrawal – Journal Club

Presented by Mr Liam Acheson

PhD Candidate, NDARC, The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Research Officer, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

FORMAT

DATE

PRESENTER

TOPIC

Presentation 30th May 2022 Dr Grace Swart Nitrous Oxide and subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord
Presentation 6th June 2022 Mr Jack Freestone GHB Experiences and cultures of practices amongst LGBTQ people
Presentation 20th June 2022 Dr Chris Ryan Capacity and Substance Use Disorder – Alcohol
Presentation 27th June 2022 Dr Adam Bourne ChemSex

4th July 2022 TBC
11th July 2022 TBC
Presentation 18th July 2022 David St Quintin Motivational Interviewing and Trauma in the AOD space
25th July 2022 TBC
Presentation 1st August 2022 Professor Kate Conigrave and Teagan Weatherall Alcohol use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities: Recent research and evidence