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Vanessa is a Program Coordinator for the OBAT TTA program and the HEALing Communities Study (HCS) in Massachusetts. Vanessa supports OBAT programs involved with HCS throughout the state, as well as OBAT TTA-related activities of the HCS Care Continuum Core. She is also responsible for coordinating OBAT TTA Recovery Coach initiatives. Vanessa earned her MPH from Boston University, where she focused her studies on medication treatment for opioid use disorder and qualitative addiction research. Vanessa received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin — Madison, where she co-founded a collegiate recovery program to support students in or seeking addiction recovery.