Adjunct Lecturer

Bethany Medley

Bethany Medley, MSW, is an Assistant Research Scientist for the “Overdose Risk Management and Compensation in the Era of Naloxone” project at NYU College of Global Public Health. Prior to her position at NYU, Bethany was the Opioid Program Manager at Harm Reduction Coalition, where she was responsible for coordinating overdose prevention and drug user health initiatives such as naloxone training of trainers and promoting community-based buprenorphine access. Bethany has also served as a consultant for the Global Drug Policy Program and the International Harm Reduction Development Program at Open Society Foundations, working on several projects to promote the health and rights of women impacted by the war on drugs. Bethany holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University.