Julie M. Donohue, Ph.D., is the principal lead on AcademyHealth's Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network-Opioid project. Dr. Donohue is a professor and chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Public Health and a senior advisor of the Medicaid Research Center (MRC) at the University of Pittsburgh. She conducts research on insurance coverage, financing, and delivery of health care with a focus on use of prescription drugs and behavioral health services.

Authored by Julie Donohue, Ph.D.


1115 Waivers Can Help Expand Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment, but Coordination and System Capacity Remain a Challenge

Learn how two early-adopter states used Section 1115 Medicaid waivers to improve access to substance use disorder services. The project is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems program, which is managed by AcademyHealth.