Research Program

RAND-USC Schaeffer Opioid Policy Tools and Information Center

Successfully combating the evolving opioid crisis will require meeting unprecedented demands on our public health, health care, public safety, law enforcement, and criminal justice systems. The RAND-USC Schaeffer Opioid Policy Tools and Information Center (OPTIC) is fostering innovative research and connecting stakeholders to change the trajectory of this crisis. Learn more>

Program Leadership

  • Rosalie Pacula, PhD

    Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    Professor and Elizabeth Garrett Chair in Health Policy, Economics & Law, USC Price School

Featured Research

Program Experts

  • Director of Data and Analytics, USC Schaeffer Center
    Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Keck School of Medicine of USC

  • Senior Health Policy Project Associate, USC Schaeffer Center

  • Director, Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health Policy
    Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics, USC School of Pharmacy
    Director of Graduate Studies, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy Program, USC School of Pharmacy