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Jessica Moe

Jessica Moe is a clinician-scientist with the BC Centre for Disease Control. She holds an Assistant Professor position in the University of British Columbia's Department of Emergency Medicine with a research focus on Substance Use and Addictions.


Dr. Moe’s main research interests lie in identifying, characterizing and developing interventions for high risk emergency department patients including those with substance use and frequent emergency department utilization. Her research program focuses on developing and evaluating emergency department-based interventions for patients with substance and opioid use.

Dr. Moe’s current projects include evaluating optimal naloxone dosing in ultra-potent opioid overdoses, developing approaches to emergency department screening for opioid use disorder, evaluating emergency department-initiated buprenorphine/naloxone standard dosing and microdosing interventions, analyzing frequent emergency department users (including those with alcohol use and substance use disorders) using PopDataBC and CIHI databases, and analyzing patient outcomes following opioid overdose using Provincial Overdose Cohort data. Dr. Moe was awarded a 2019 Mentored Clinician Scientist Award from the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Her research is supported by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Health Canada, the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, the BCCDC Foundation for Public Health, and the University of British Columbia.


Dr. Moe holds a MD, FRCPC (Emergency Medicine), American Board Certification (Emergency Medicine), Master of Science (Clinical Epidemiology), and Master of Arts (International Law and Human Rights). She currently practices as an Emergency Physician at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital.


For a list of publications, see PubMed.

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