Dr. Dan Ciccarone, MD, MPH, is a board certified clinician in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. In his position as Professor of Family and Community Medicine at University of California San Francisco he has been principal or co-investigator on numerous National Institutes of Health sponsored public health research projects including his current Heroin in Transition study. He is a recognized international scholar on the medical, public health and public policy dimensions of substance use, risk and consequences. His publications have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, International Journal of Drug Policy and Public Library of Science Medicine, among others. He is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Drug Policy and recently edited an IJDP special issue on the “triple wave crisis” of opioids, heroin and fentanyl in the US.
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