Robert P. Pack, PhD, MPH

Director, Rural Health Equity Research Center

Phone: 423.439.4243
Email: packr@etsu.edu

East Tennessee State University
Lamb Hall-101
156 S. Dossett Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614


Current Projects - (1)

  • Characteristics of Buprenorphine Therapy Among Commercially-Insured Pregnant and Postpartum Women
    This project will analyze claims from a national commercial insurance database to characterize buprenorphine therapy initiation persistence and adherence among pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorder (OUD) and assess differences in buprenorphine OUD treatment characteristics among rural and urban pregnant/postpartum women.
    Research center: Rural Health Equity Research Center
    Topics: Health care access, Health disparities and health equity, Maternal health, Substance use and treatment