Center for Healing Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders (CHOSEN)

The goal of CHOSEN is to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration across the entire University and reduce the negative health consequence caused by opioid and other substance use disorders. Integral to this mission is to promote research in social determinants of health associated with addiction and address health and racial inequities. Working across disciplines and departments, CHOSEN is committed to foster the next generation of addiction scientists. The senior leadership of CHOSEN consists of a partnership of the Columbia School of Social Work, the Division on Substance Use Disorders at CUIMC/NYSPI and the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Over 45 faculty affiliates and 13 departments/schools of Columbia University and engaged in the Center’s activities.