SOCIAL WORK

School of Health and Human Sciences

Tyler Yates
Tyler Yates, CPSS, CADC-I, Syringe Exchange Program Coordinator for the Guilford County Solution To The Opioid Problem (GCSTOP) Program has a recently published paper as a Co-Author with collaborators titled, “Treatment Experiences for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Among Participants of Syringe Service Programs in North Carolina”. The authors of this paper are: Mary C. Figgatt, Zach R. Salazar, Louise Vincent, Diannee Carden‑Glenn, Kelly Link, Lauren Kestner6 , Tyler Yates, Asher Schranz, Elizabeth Joniak‑Grant,  and Nabarun Dasgupta.
The Authors conducted a cross-sectional survey among participants of five syringe services programs in North Carolina from July through September 2020. Surveys collected information on each participant’s history of SSTIs and IE, drug use and healthcare access characteristics, and SSTI treatment experiences. They examined participant characteristics using counts and percentages as well as associations between participant characteristics and SSTI history using binomial linear regression models.
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Read more about the publication here.