Nancy (Ann) Nugent
Mount Sinai Health System - Senior Statistician, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute
PhD program, Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
BA, Sociology, Siena College
Research Interests
Harm reduction, HIV prevention, Substance use, Epidemiology, Research methods, Administrative data in research, Database design for research, Research ethics
For more than twenty years, Ms. Nugent has contributed to multiple research projects that investigate substance abuse at The Chemical Dependency Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Beginning in 2010, she has had the primary responsibility for the data analysis of the National Survey of Syringe Exchange Programs (NSSEP) along with the questionnaire design. In addition, Ms. Nugent has designed and maintains a database containing the historical archive of previous NSSEP survey results. Ms. Nugent possesses over thirty years of research and data management experience and she has contributed to a wide range of epidemiological and clinical research projects including: TB therapy for substance users, syringe exchange, intimate partner violence in HIV primary care clinics, ARV drug side effects and patient satisfaction and quality of life. Ms. Nugent is an expert in linking data from multiple sources into integrated research databases. Prior to joining The Chemical Dependency Institute, Ms. Nugent held research positions at The Pittsburgh Research Institute, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh


Talal AH, Jaanimagi U, Davis K, Bailey J, Bauer BM, Dharia A, George S, McLeod A, Morton K, Nugent A, Zeremski M, Dinani A, Des Jarlais DC, Perumalswami PV, Tobin JN, Dickerson SS (2021).
Facilitating engagement of persons with opioid use disorder in treatment for hepatitis C virus infection via telemedicine: Stories of onsite case managers
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 127, 108421. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108421.

Behrends CN, Nugent AV, Des Jarlais DC, Frimpong JA, Perlman DC, Schackman BR (2018).
Availability of HIV and HCV on-site testing and treatment at syringe service programs in the United States
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 79 (2), e76-e78. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001792. PMCID: PMC6347107.

Des Jarlais DC, Nugent A, Solberg A, Feelemyer J, Mermin J, Holtzman D (2015).
Syringe service programs for persons who inject drugs in urban, suburban, and rural areas – United States, 2013
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 64 (48), 1337-1341. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6448a3.

Bramson H, Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, Nugent A, Guardino V, Feelemyer J, Hodel D (2015).
State laws, syringe exchange, and HIV among persons who inject drugs in the United States: History and effectiveness
Journal of Public Health Policy, 36 (2), 212-230. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2014.54.

Salsitz EA, Holden CC, Tross S, Nugent A (2010).
Transitioning stable methadone maintenance patients to buprenorphine maintenance
Journal of Addiction Medicine, 4 (2), 88-92. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e3181add3f5.

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