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Kimberly D. Williams, MPH - ChristianaCare. Wilmington, DE, US

Kimberly D. Williams, MPH

Research Investigator | ChristianaCare


Kim Williams, MPH, is the Clinical Regulatory Coordinator at Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health (iREACH).


Kimberly Williams is a researcher at the Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health (iREACH) where she develops approaches to integrate behavioral health care services into the medical care system and translate evidence into policy and clinical practice. Her research focuses on reducing barriers and increasing access to treatment for opioid use disorder in the primary care setting.

Areas of Expertise (3)

Behavioral Health Integration

Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

Implementation Science

Selected Papers and Publications (3)

Feasibility of a Novel COVID-19 Telehealth Care Management Program Among Individuals Receiving Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Analysis of a Pilot Program

JMIR Formative Research

2022 BACKGROUND: The emergence of COVID-19 exacerbated the existing epidemic of opioid use disorder (OUD) across the United States due to the disruption of in-person treatment and support services. Increased use of technology including telehealth and the development of new partnerships may facilitate coordinated treatment interventions that comprehensively address the health and well-being of individuals with OUD.

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Implementation of a clinical pathway to screen and treat medical inpatients for opioid withdrawal

Implementation Research and Practice

2022 Background: Opioid-related inpatient hospital stays are increasing at alarming rates. Unidentified and poorly treated opioid withdrawal may be associated with inpatients leaving against medical advice and increased health care utilization. To address these concerns, we developed and implemented a clinical pathway to screen and treat medical service inpatients for opioid withdrawal.

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Epidemic Meets Pandemic:: Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Age of COVID-19

Delaware Journal of Public Health


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Event Appearances (1)

Keynote Speaker, "Intersection between the Opioid Epidemic and the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Vision Consortium Fall 2020 Summit  Delaware State University


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