Author: Katherine Termini

Katherine Termini (1 Posts)

Katie is a fourth-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine in West Lafayette, IN, class of 2021. In 2016, she graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in neurobiology and physiology. She enjoys cooking, playing Dungeons and Dragons, and watching Disney movies in her free time. After graduating from medical school, Katie would like to pursue a career in psychiatry.




How a Pandemic has Shifted the Conversation Around Harm Reduction

For a variety of reasons, the substance use population is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on data from previous financial crises, the emotional toll will increase rates of new substance use, escalate current use, and trigger relapse even among those with long-term abstinence. There may be a significant lag before these changes are detected and treated because health care resources are being funneled toward the pandemic.

Katherine Termini (1 Posts)

Katie is a fourth-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine in West Lafayette, IN, class of 2021. In 2016, she graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in neurobiology and physiology. She enjoys cooking, playing Dungeons and Dragons, and watching Disney movies in her free time. After graduating from medical school, Katie would like to pursue a career in psychiatry.