The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has awarded research incentive funding to four universities to conduct research regarding substance abuse disorders in Ohio. The universities include Cleveland State University, Wright State University, Bowling Green State University, and Case Western Reserve University. Additionally, the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will also receive some of the funds.
House Bill 166
This House Bill empowered the ODHE the authority to use the funding to advance collaborative research in select areas. WKTN reported that those selected were done so via a rigorous, objective, third-party independent RFP process. ODHE can give up to $1 million in fiscal 2020 and 2021 to support substance abuse research.
Governor Mike DeWine declared, “RecoveryOhio’s Initial Report stressed the importance of data and research-based outcomes to inform decisions about treatment, recovery support and prevention of substance use disorder.” He continued “This research will help us better meet the needs of Ohioans at risk and recovering from substance use disorders for years to come.”
WKTN reported on the fu...
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