Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Meg Brunner MLIS

Meg Brunner, MLIS, is a research librarian and Director of Information Services at the UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute, with a particular focus on collection, organization, dissemination, and accessibility of information for a variety of audiences, including scientists, addiction workforce members, and the public.

Some of the current projects in which she is involved include the NIDA National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN), where she serves as digital librarian for the CTN Dissemination Library, and the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), where she focuses on information dissemination and also writes the monthly ATTC Messenger column, Addiction Science Made Easy (a research brief series focused primarily on NIDA CTN and SAMHSA-funded studies).

Meg also runs the ADAI Clearinghouse, a resource center for Washington State residents that provides free print and digital educational materials about alcohol, drugs, and substance use disorders.

Meg served on the Executive Board of the professional organization Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) for many years as both a member-at-large and as chair, and was the long-time editor of SALIS News. She is also a member of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNC-MLA), as well as the SAMHSA KAP Advisory Board, where she served as a field reviewer for TIP 63 (Medications for Opioid Use Disorder) and TIP 64 (Incorporating Peer Support Into Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services).


Director of Information Services


MLIS, University of Washington

ORCID: 0000-0001-6923-1833

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  • Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists – Editor, SALIS News; Reviewer, SALIS Journal
  • Member, SAMHSA Knowledge Application Program (KAP) Advisory Board
  • Member, King County Heroin and Opiate Task Force Prevention Workgroup
  • Member, Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards Workgroup

Research & Other Projects