Tisha Wiley

Chief of Services Research Branch, Associate Director for Criminal Justice, NIDA

Tisha Wiley, Ph.D. is the Chief of the Services Research Branch and Associate Director for Criminal Justice at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Wiley has provided leadership at NIDA on a broad array of topics, including research addressing substance use in the context of the justice system. She leads the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN), a 5-year $180M initiative focused on transforming responses to the opioid crisis in the justice system. Dr. Wiley also leads the Services Research Branch, which is collectively responsible for a portfolio of more than 580 grants focused on addiction health services research, totaling over $430M annually. Prior to joining NIH in 2010, she was the Assistant Director of Research at the Juvenile Protective Association, a non-profit social service agency in Chicago. Tisha received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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