2018 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule
Emily Eisenhart MA, Georgia Southern University Center for Addiction Recovery, Director
Ms. Emily Eisenhart has been the Director of the Center for Addiction Recovery in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University since 2011, meaning she oversees the collegiate recovery program at the 3 GSU campuses and the substance use disorder and recovery research division of the Center at GSU. She received her Masters degree in Social Sciences and is ABD to fulfilling the final requirement in order to receive her Doctorate in Public Health in the area of community health behavior and education later this year. Ms. Eisenhart's areas of expertise are research-based program planning and evaluation, health policy, and public health advocacy, as well as university teaching. Ms. Eisenhart has presented at countless forums and conferences and has served as principal investigator on grants and as chief consultant on projects and members of boards at the local, state, national, and international levels. She is also a person in long term recovery, and her most recent research interests include the role of allostatic load in the recovery process, specifically among women, recovery intersectionality, and the ways in which existing societal constructs from traditional treatment and recovery modalities may inhibit the recovery process among vulnerable populations.