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Addiction & Overdose

Grace Roy

Bloomberg Fellow

Grace Roy is a project associate at JSI Research & Training Institute (JSI) based in Boston, Massachusetts, where she works on projects focused on the development, delivery, and expansion of harm reduction and drug user health services. As part of JSI’s Infectious Disease Technical Assistance team (IDTA@JSI), Grace provides capacity building assistance to syringe service programs across Massachusetts to support data-driven process improvement around infectious disease testing and other drug user health services. Grace also advances community engagement work with people who use drugs and harm reduction service providers to assess current harm reduction drop-in services in Massachusetts and identify opportunities and priorities for service expansion. Grace received her Bachelor of Science in Health Management & Policy from the University of New Hampshire. 

JSI is a global nonprofit dedicated to improving lives around the world through greater health, education, and socio-economic equity for individuals and communities. As a global leader and innovator, JSI’s work spans the public health spectrum across sectors to address the social determinants underlying many health outcomes. JSI works in 34 countries and has offices in eight states. JSI addresses complex public health problems in pursuit of health and equity and works in partnership with government agencies, national and state-level organizations, health foundations, and community-based providers. Services offered by JSI include policy development, applied research and evaluation, strategic planning, training and technical assistance. JSI collaborates with partners to strengthen publicly-funded health systems, improve health, and advance health equity. 

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