Sarah Priddy, MSSW, LCSW, is a doctoral student at the University of Utah College of Social Work. Her primary research interest lies in the intersection of social work and neuroscience – the treatment of stress-related conditions, such as addiction, anxiety, trauma and chronic pain through mindfulness-based clinical interventions. Sarah’s interest in mindfulness-based therapies has developed over the past six years through training in and implementation of mindfulness-based interventions.  Sarah currently works with Dr. Eric Garland at the University of Utah, assisting with the several randomized controlled trials of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) for chronic pain and opioid misuse. Sarah is honored to have received a Francisco J. Varela Research Award to conduct a mixed methods RCT of MORE for pregnant women prescribed opioid maintenance therapy.

This profile was last updated on March 2, 2020

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