Roger F.Jadosz is a long-term friend of Project GHB and founder of Project GHB’s Team Rhode Island. He has actively worked to increase public awareness of GHB abuse and other drugs by presenting workshops to high schools, colleges, medical personnel, counselors and others in the greater Southern New England area. Team RI has been supportive in GHB research and actively involved with dietary supplement use research. He has also begun researching Xyrem use by people diagnosed with narcolepsy. Roger’s background is in nursing, with formal training from Jacksonville University, Florida, Rhode Island College (BA Communications) University of Rhode Island (BS Nursing) and training with New England Medical Legal Consultants. Since 2000, he works at the University of Rhode Island, Health Services/Education Department, in Kingston, RI. Roger is involved in developing and implementing health promotion outreach programs for the campus community. He oversees peer education programs, health interns and student employees. He conducts lectures and workshops on health topics, including the Designer Drug Awareness Project, which he started in 2000, and coordinates the American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes. He is also employed at the Phoenix House, Detox Unit in Exeter, RI where he works with alcohol, opiate and benzodiazepine addicts.
Past experiences include nursing at Rhode Island Hospital (85-88), RI Department of Developmental Disabilities (88-00) and part time at the RI Department of Corrections (01-05).
Some of the programs Roger conducts can be found at health.uri.edu/healthed.php