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Senior Research Associate

twclark@brandeis.edu  •  Heller-Brown Building  • 253  •  781-736-3970

Expertise

Qualitative research, prescription monitoring programs, addiction and behavioral health

Scholarship

  • Clark, Thomas W.. Use of PDMP data by opioid addiction treatment programs.. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2015
  • Kolodny, Andrew, David T. Courtwright, Catherine S. Hwang,Peter Kreiner, John L. Eadie, Thomas W. Clark, and G. Caleb Alexander. "The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Public Health Approach to an Epidemic of Addiction." Annual Review of Public Health 36. (2015): 559–74.
  • Clark, Thomas W. Guidance on PDMP Best Practices: Options for Unsolicited Reporting. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2014.
  • Clark, Thomas W. Mandating PDMP participation by medical providers: current status and experience in selected states. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2014.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. PDMPs and Third Party Payers Meeting, December 2012: Report of Proceedings.. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2014
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Using PDMP data to guide interventions with at-risk prescribers.. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2014
  • Thomas, Cindy Lou Parks, Meelee Kim, Ruslan Nikitin, Peter Kreiner, Thomas Clark, Grant M. Carrow. "Prescriber response to unsolicited prescription monitoring reports in Massachusetts." Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 23. 9 (2014): 950-957.
  • Clark, Thomas W. Briefing on PDMP Effectiveness. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2013.
  • Clark, Thomas W., Eadie, J., Knue, P., Kreiner, P., Strickler, G.. Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: An Assessment of the Evidence for Best Practices. Pew Charitable Trusts (website): 2012.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Prescription Monitoring Programs: An Effective Tool in Curbing the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2012.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Project Lazarus: Using PDMP Data to Mobilize and Measure Community Drug Abuse Prevention. Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2012.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Real Time Reporting: Oklahoma’s Pioneering PMP. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2012.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Drug-Related Deaths in Virginia: Medical Examiner Use of PMP Data. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Keeping Patients Safe: A Case Study on Using Prescription Monitoring Program Data in an Outpatient Addictions Treatment Setting. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Monitoring and Changing Behavior: The Role of PMP Data in Kentucky Drug Courts. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Nevada’s Proactive PMP: The Impact of Unsolicited Reports. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Perspective from Kentucky: Using PMP Data in Drug Diversion Investigations. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Staying Clear of the Law and Addiction: Nevada’s Pre- Criminal Intervention Program. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2011.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Identifying probable doctor shopping and other questionable activity using prescription monitoring data: some preliminary findings. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2010.
  • Clark, Thomas W.. Trends in Wyoming PMP Prescription History Reporting: Evidence for a Decrease in Doctor Shopping?. Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University (website): 2010.
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Profile

Thomas Clark is the Clearinghouse Manager at the PDMP Center for Excellence and Senior Research Associate with the Institute for Behavioral Health at Brandeis University. Through his involvement with the PDMP Center of Excellence and Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program, Mr. Clark has extensive experience in prescription monitoring program project management, evaluation and research. His current interests include PDMP best practices, innovative uses of PDMP data in a broad range of applications, and developing the evidence base for PDMP effectiveness.

 

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