Riley D. Shearer

UMN MSTP student Riley Shearer


Entering Class: 2018

Montana State University
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Economics majors, Mathematics minor
B.S.(3), 2017

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee, 2020-2021

Thesis Advisor: Tyler Winkelman, M.D.

Thesis Research

Characterizing and assessing factors contributing to increasing methamphetamine and polysubstance use.

Publications (pubmed)

Ford BR, Bart G, Grahan B, Shearer RD, Winkelman TNA. Associations Between Polysubstance Use Patterns and Receipt of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Among Adults in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. J Addict Med. 2021 Apr 1;15(2):159-162. PMCID: PMC7969153

Shearer RD. Dedicated to whom? Bias in board preparations. Clin Teach. 2020 Oct 12.

Shearer RD, Howell BA, Bart G, Winkelman TNA. Substance use patterns and health profiles among US adults who use opioids, methamphetamine, or both, 2015-2018. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Sep 1;214:108162.

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Qazi S, Uchida M, Usselman R, Shearer R, Edwards E, Douglas T. Manganese(III) porphyrins complexed with P22 virus-like particles as T1-enhanced contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2014 Feb;19(2):237-46. PMCID: PMC4115648


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