“Iowa State professor finds there’s more than one opioid epidemic occurring.” Ames Tribune, published 12/14/2019.

“This map shows how the opioid epidemic varies in different parts of the US.” The Boston Globe, published 12/11/2019.

“ISU study finds causes of opioid deaths vary by region.” Radio Iowa, aired 12/10/2019.

“U.S. Facing ‘Syndemic’ of Opioid Overdoses.” Pain News Network, published 12/10/2019.

“Synthetic opioids on the rise in Iowa” River to River, Iowa Public Radio, aired 2/15/2019. or

“Synthetic opioids pose new concerns: Channel 13 News at 4pm.” WHO-TV Des Moines, aired 2/13/2019.

“ISU researcher: increase in drug overdose deaths from illegal substances on horizon” Radio Iowa, aired 2/13/2019.

“Opioid problem in Iowa shifting to heroin, synthetics, Iowa State report shows”

“Study predicts more heroin, fentanyl addiction in Iowa” WHO Radio News, aired 2/12/2019.

“Prescription opioid overdose deaths falling in Iowa; synthetics and heroin spike new concern” ISU News Service, published 2/11/2019.


“New opioid study: This Week in Iowa” WOI-TV Des Moines, aired 9/23/2018.

“The rural opioid epidemic: Channel 13 News at 4pm.” WHO-TV Des Moines, aired 8/29/2018.

“Predicting, preventing spread of opioid epidemic in rural and micropolitan areas.”  ISU News Service, published 8/22/2018.