Substance Use Disorders Institute

With a vision to improve substance use disorder care, translating science into policy and practice, the USciences Substance Use Disorders Institute empowers stakeholders to address and impact substance use disorders through education, advocacy, and research.   Its goals are to:

  • Educate health professionals about substance use disorder risk factors, prevention, and treatment to improve patients and populations.
  • Synthesize and analyze scientific evidence, providing recommendations to decision-makers to inform healthcare and drug policy choices.
  • Conduct preclinical, clinical, health policy and public health research.


Gail Groves Scott, MPH
Manager, Substance Use Disorders Institute


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495