Dr. Beaudoin is the Interim Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Epidemiologic Research at the Brown University School of Public Health. She also serves as Director of the Long COVID Initiative at the Brown School of Public Health. She is a board-certified practicing emergency physician, clinical epidemiologist, and Principal Investigator of several NIH funded research grants that focus on the intersection between substance use/disorders, mental health, and pain. During the pandemic, Dr. Beaudoin also focused on COVID-19 therapeutics. At the Pandemic Center, her expertise on opioid and other substance use/disorders, along with COVI-19 therapeutics will help us prepare to better care for vulnerable populations in future pandemics.