Tyler Scott Bartholomew

Research Asst. Professor

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Field of Interest: Harm Reduction, HIV, Implementation Science

Tyler Bartholomew, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Services Research & Policy at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences. He is the co-Principal Investigator of the UM Harm Reduction Research Group. Dr. Bartholomew’s translational research program focuses on leveraging implementation science to develop and improve implementation of innovative harm reduction and health service delivery models for marginalized communities, particularly people who use drugs and those living with HIV. His research has focused on the infectious complications of substance use, particularly among people who inject drugs, leveraging data-driven approaches to improve health services and policy implementation among this population. Dr. Bartholomew led the research and evaluation efforts of the IDEA Miami Syringe Services Program (SSP), the first legal syringe services program in Florida. His research and advocacy efforts translated into statewide legislation allowing all counties in Florida to implement these evidence-based programs. Dr. Bartholomew received his Ph.D. in Prevention Science from the University of Miami. He also serves on the editorial board for Annals of Medicine, Addiction Section.