Traci Green, PhD, is a research scientist whose research focuses on drug abuse, addiction and injury. She earned a master of science degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from McGill University and a PhD in epidemiology from Yale University, where she was both a Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS pre-doctoral fellow and an individual Kirschstein-National Research Services Award pre-doctoral fellow. Currently, she is the director of Public Health Research and Methodology at Inflexxion, Inc., and an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. She also chairs the Rhode Island Drug Overdose Prevention and Rescue Subcommittee for the Rhode Island Department of Health. Her research is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.