Operations Director, The Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
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Suite 161 ETSU Innovation Lab
Current: East Tennessee State University, Student, Doctor of Public Health Area of Study: Community and Behavioral Health
2014: East Tennessee State University, Non-Degree Area of Study: TN counseling licensure
2007: Appalachian State University, M.A. Major Area: Counseling
1995: Appalachian State University, B.S. Major Areas: English, Secondary Education
- 11/2013-Present: Director of Operations, Addiction Science Center, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
- 07/2020-Present: Program Director, NIDA, R24 Studies to Advance Recovery Supports (STARS), Addiction Science Center, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
- 09/2020-Present: Program Manager, HRSA FORHP Center for Substance Misuse in Rural America (CSMRA), Addiction Science Center, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
- 11/2019-Present: Principal Investigator, SAMHSA/TDMHSAS TN Opioid SBIRT Project, Addiction Science Center, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
- 11/2013-6/2018: Program Director and Interim Director of Operations, NIDA, R24 Drug
Abuse Research Grant (DIDARP),
Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
- 10/2014-12/2016: PRN Therapist, In-patient crisis and alcohol and drug treatment, Crisis Stabilization Unit, Magnolia Ridge, and Willow Ridge, Frontier Health, Johnson City, TN
- 6/2002-11/2013: Director of Prevention Services, Federal Drug Free Communities and NC State Block Grant, Western Youth Network, Boone, NC
- 2/2001-6/2002: Program Coordinator, Mountaineer Millennium Seven County Consortium, Federal 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant, Watauga County Schools, Boone, NC
Opioid Misuse Prevention and Treatment
Substance Misuse Prevention and Treatment
Peer Recovery Support Services
Substance Abuse Prevention
Appalachian Health Outcomes
Mason Whittington Distinguished Service Award, July 9, 2007
Dean's Special Recognition Award, August 2017
- Source: HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) P.I.: Rob Pack, PhD and
Mike Meit, MPH
Title: Rural Health Equity Research Center (RHERC)
Role on project: Project Manager
Dates and costs of entire project: 9/01/2020-8/31/2024; $2.8 million
Specific aims of project: To conduct rural research to assist providers and policy-makers at the federal, State and local levels to better understand problems faced by rural communities. This research informs population health improvement efforts, including health care access and delivery.
- Source: NIDA P.I.: Rob Pack, PhD and Kim Horn, PhD
Title: Studies to Advance Recovery Supports (STARS)
Role on project: Project Director
Dates and costs of entire project: 7/15/2020-4/30/2025; $2.6 million
Specific aims of project: To develop an innovative thematic research network to study peer recovery supports among individuals with opioid use disorder in Central Appalachia. Studies to Advance Recovery Support (STARS) will provide a range of services, resources, tools to investigators and research teams across our founding institutions and respective communities.
- Source: Tennessee Department Health and Substance Abuse Services P.I.: Angela Hagaman,
Title: Tennessee Opioid SBIRT (TOS) Project
Role on project: Principal Investigator
Dates and costs of entire project: 11/2019-12/2023; $283,000
Specific aims of project: To implement Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) within a primary care setting to include training all residents, physicians and staff and incorporating the use of Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.
- Source: NIDA - P.I.: Rob Pack, PhD
Title: DIDARP R24, Diversity Promoting Drug Abuse Research Project
Role on project: Project Director
Dates and costs of entire project: 06/13-3/18; $2,471,967
Specific aims of project: Formal execution of three research projects focused on Prescription Drug Abuse/Misuse (PDA/M), related communication pathways between providers, prescribers, and patients, and drug disposal.
- Source: Office of National Drug Control and Policy (ONDCP) and SAMSHA - P.D.: Angela
Hagaman, MA, LPCA
Title: Drug Free Communities (DFC) anti-drug coalition grant
Role on project: Program Director and Coalition Chair
Dates and costs of entire project: 10/2012-9/2017; $650,000
Specific aims of project: Full-scale implementation of evidenced based substance abuse prevention strategies utilizing SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to reduce underage drinking and prescription drug abuse in Watauga County.
- Source: NC Department of Health and Human Services - P.D.: Angela Hagaman, MA LPCA
Title: Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
Role on project: Program Director for 5 NW NC Counties
Dates and costs of entire project: 3-year recurring cycle from 1992-2013; $140,000 annually
Specific aims of project: Implement and support population level substance abuse prevention strategies based on community needs assessment. Convene local policy makers, agencies, and schools to develop comprehensive community-wide action plans. Report outcomes annually for each service county: Ashe, Allegheny, Avery, Watauga, and Wilkes.
- Source: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council via NC Department of Juvenile Justice and
P.D.: Angela Hagaman, MA
Title: Youth Resource Center
Role on project: Program Director
Dates and cost of entire project: Annual application process from 7/87-7/2013; $50,000 annually
Specific aims of project: Implement evidenced based prevention and therapeutic activities for high risk adjudicated or indicated youth during after school and summer hours. Utilize the Project Venture evidenced based curriculum to incorporate adventure components in overall program design. Serve as an advocate and liaison among all involved agencies and the client family.
- Source: NC Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - P.D.: Angela
Title: Support Our Students (SOS)
Role on project: Program Director
Dates and cost of entire project: Three year competitive application process from 7/95-6/2005; $125,000 annually
Specific aims of project: Implement evidenced based prevention and tutoring services for at-risk middle school youth during after school hours. Coordinate transportation services for community based programs and facilitate the development of in-school programming. Liaise between school, family, and community agencies to provide comprehensive countywide after school programming to universal and selected youth.
- Source: U.S. Department of Education - P.D.: Bricca Sweet, Ed.D.
Title: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant
Role on Project: Program Coordinator
Dates and cost of entire project: 10/99 – 9/02; $2.7 million
Specific aims of project: Partner with public school systems to implement evidenced based after school programming to low-performing and at-risk middle school youth in 7 rural counties in NW NC. Primary objective is to build protective factors that support academic success. Impact measured annually through grades and scores on end of grade tests. Outcomes reported provided to each Superintendent and Board Members annually.
Hagaman A, Brooks B, Mathis SM, Moore K, Pack RP. Chapter 9: The Opioid Crisis in Appalachia. In: Scutchfield, FD, Wykoff, R, eds. Appalachian Health. 1st ed. (Submitted for publication).
Mathis SM, Hagaman A, Hagemeier N, Baker K, Pack RP. Provider–patient communication about prescription drug abuse: A qualitative analysis of the perspective of prescribers. Substance abuse. 2019:1-11.
Mathis SM, Hagemeier N, Hagaman A, Dreyzehner J, Pack RP. A Dissemination and Implementation Science Approach to the Epidemic of Opioid Use Disorder in the United States. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2018.
Pack RP, Hagaman A, Warfield S, et al. Interprofessional Research, Training and Outreach: The ETSU Prescription Drug Abuse/Misuse Working Group. International journal of health sciences education. 2016;3(2).
Hagemeier, N., Tudiver, F., Brewster, S., Hagy, E.J., Hagaman, A., and Pack, R. (2015). Prescription Drug Abuse Communication: A Qualitative Analysis
of Prescriber and Pharmacist Perceptions and Behaviors. Research in Social and Administrative
Pack, RP. Hagaman, AM, Warfield*, S, Gray, JA, Tudiver, FG, Alamian, A, Hagemeier, NE, (2014). Interprofessional Research, Training and Outreach: The ETSU Prescription Drug Abuse/Misuse Working Group. International Journal of Health Sciences Education.
Hagemeier, N. E., F. Tudiver, S. Brewster, E. J. Hagy, B. Ratliff, A. Hagaman and R. P. Pack (2017). "Interprofessional Prescription Opioid Abuse Communication among Prescribers and Pharmacists: A Qualitative Analysis." Substance Abuse: 00-00.
Mathis S, Hagaman A, Kirschke D, Hagemeier NE. Carter County, Tennessee: A Rural Community’s Response to Opioid Overdose Deaths. Presented at National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN; May 11-12, 2016.
Hagaman A., Foster K., Tennesseans Largely Unaware of HIV/HCV Risk but Support Best Practices to Avoid Potential Outbreak. (Under review). Submitted to the NIDA International Forum 2018. San Diego, CA; June 8-11 2018.
Hagaman A., Gray, J. Brooks, B., Hagemeier, N., Mathis, S., Dowling K., Pack. R., Impact of an Organized Marketing Campaign on Drug Take Back Event Outcomes in South Central Appalachia. (Under review). Submitted to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2018. San Diego, CA; November 10-14 2018.
Pack, RP, Hagaman A, Mathis S, “State, Regional and National Trends in Substance Use Disorder and the Impact of COVID-19.” ACCME accredited Psychiatry Grand Rounds. East Tennessee State University. January 22 2021.
Hagaman, A, Mathis S, “Using Data for Action: What You Need to Know!” PROMPT TN Educational Series hosted by the Family and Consumer Sciences UT Extension Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tennessee. January through March 2021.
Pack, RP, Hagaman, A, “Addressing the Substance Abuse Crisis.” Kingsport Kiwanis. June 12 2020. February 27 2020.
Bennett, J., Hagaman, A., “To Build a Resilient and Mentally Health Workforce: The Long-Term Strategy.” Ballad Health System: Business Health Collaborative Symposium. February 27 2020.
Hagaman, A. “Tools to Help Employers Navigate the Opioid Crisis.” Panel Presentation hosted by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry. January 30 2020.
Slone, D., Pack, RP., Hagaman, A. “Community Engagement to Address the Opioid Crisis.” National Association of Court Managers (NACM). Las Vegas, NV. July 23 2019.
Pack, RP, Hagaman, A, McCaffrey, A. A university-community response to the opioid epidemic. American Association of Medical Colleges. Address to the USPHS Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) at the national award ceremony. June 22 2018.
Hagaman, A., Mathis, S. (2016 April). Interprofessional Working Group Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse. Oral Presentation at the National Health Outreach Conference. Roanoke, VA.
Dreyzehner, J., Monkeboe, L., Hagaman, A., Farmer, T., (2015 March). Prescription for Success. Panel presentation at the Tennessee Environmental Conference. Kingsport, TN.
Prestridge-Sweet, B., Hagaman, A. (2002). Grant Writing and Sustainability in Rural After School Settings. Oral Presentation at the Beyond School Hours National Conference. New Orleans, LA.
Hagaman, A. (2009, June). Love and Logic: A Behavior Management Strategy for After School. Oral presentation at the NC Center For After School Programs Pre-Conference Symposium. Greensboro, NC.
Hagaman, A. (2010, June). The Girl's Circle Program and Outcomes. Keynote presentation at the Appalachian Women's Fund Annual Luncheon. Blowing Rock, NC.
Hagaman, Angela. (2013, July) Tobacco: The culture of addiction and evidenced based treatment options. CE presentation at the Al Green Addictions Institute, Appalachian State University. Boone, NC.
Pack, R., Loyd, S., Hagaman, A., McCaffrey, A., Livesay, S. (2014, November). A local prescription for success. Panel presentation at the First Tennessee Development District Annual Board Meeting. Gatlinburg, TN.
2018-2019: Chair, Carter County Drug Prevention Steering Committee
2019-Present: Treasurer, Carter County Drug Prevention Steering Committee
2016-2020: United Way of Greater Kingsport (UWGK), Drug Abuse Task Force
2021-Present: Vice Chair, AveNew, UWGK, Drug Education and Prevention