Barrot H. Lambdin is a Senior Epidemiologist and Implementation Scientist within the Community Health and Implementation Research Program in RTI International’s Behavioral Health research division. He is also an assistant adjunct professor within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco, and an affiliate assistant professor within the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.
Over the last 15 years, Dr. Lambdin has led implementation science initiatives throughout the world that have identified determinants and tested strategies to advance the implementation of evidence-based interventions in healthcare settings. These initiatives have included community-based naloxone distribution and supervised consumption services in the United States, opioid treatment in Tanzania, as well as HIV prevention and treatment in Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and the United States. Most recently, he has served as the principal investigator on a number of NIH-funded initiatives to optimize our nation’s efforts to reduce opioid overdose fatalities and to support the government of Tanzania in improving the delivery of opioid treatment and HIV treatment for people who use drugs.