Current Fellows
Addiction & Overdose

Lindsey Sizemore

Current Fellow

For the last decade, Lindesy has built capacity to address the downstream infectious consequences of the opioid crisis by developing services focused on groups experiencing a disproportionate impact. She provides oversight of all aspects of the Tennessee Department of Health Viral Hepatitis Program, which consists of over 30 employees statewide that conduct surveillance, offer prevention services, and provide linkage to treatment and harm reduction resources. Lindsey developed and manages numerous
initiatives, including the Viral Hepatitis Case Navigators, Harm Reduction Resource Team, and the Perinatal Hepatitis C program. Lindsey is currently working with a core research team to update the Tennessee HIV and Hepatitis C Vulnerability Assessment, as well as with a multidisciplinary group on the End the Syndemic (HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Viral Hepatitis, and Substance Use Disorder) Tennessee movement.

The Tennessee Department of Health’s mission is to protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee,  and has a vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities, and Healthy Tennessee. Their values of collaboration, excellence, integrity, compassion, respect, and health equity help support the strategic priorities of prevention and access. 

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