Through its working group to address the Commonwealth’s opioid crisis, the Baker-Polito administration established three core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse. One of the actionable items was a recommendation that all Massachusetts-based medical schools train their students to identify patients who present with co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The training also helps […]
About Shawni Littlehale
Shawni Littlehale is Director of Pioneer’s Better Government Competition. Associated with Pioneer since 1997, she worked in state government during the Weld administration as a member of the Administration and Finance strategic planning and policy team. Shawni has also consulted on cost-cutting measures. She holds a B.A. in government from Wheaton College.