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Katinka Van de Ven, Ph.D.

Research Fellow of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at University of New South Wales

Dr. Katinka van de Ven is a Research Fellow as part of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC). Her current work is focused on how funding arrangements, purchasing mechanisms and workforce characteristics of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment agencies impacts on client outcomes (the Horizons project). She specialises in the use and supply of performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs), which includes projects surrounding the prevention of PIED use, harm reduction policies and improving healthcare services for users. Additionally, Dr. van de Ven also conducts research concerned with translating empirical evidence regarding the use and supply of PIEDs into useful information for healthcare professionals, decision makers, and other stakeholders. 

Dr. Van de Ven's recent publications include: