Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

About us

Our Staff

Alicia Ventura

Alicia Ventura, MPH

Director of Special Projects and Research

Alicia is the Director of Special Projects and Research for the OBAT TTA Program at Boston Medical Center, overseeing all research and evaluation activities for the OBAT Clinic and OBAT TTA Program. Alicia has over 15 years of experience conducting public health and clinical research. She is a member of nine active study teams, including in several as a site or study principal investigator, and she has published on a variety of topics including reproductive health, HIV, alcohol and drug use, and family members impacted by substance use. Alicia received her Master's in Community Public Health from New York University.

OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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