Alexis Roth

Associate Professor


Dr. Alexis M. Roth is an Associate Professor based at Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA, USA). Her background is in the development of community-based interventions to detect & prevent infectious diseases among people who use drugs. Her current research explores how mobile health tools can improve the delivery of naloxone. She led a project to evaluate the use of a commercially available biosensor to detect opioid overdoses in ambulatory settings and was a co-investigator on UnityPhilly: a smartphone application to connect lay first responders to overdoses in real-time. She is currently co-leading a team to develop a wearable device that will auto-inject naloxone.