Dr. Lister’s research on addictions aims to develop treatment recommendations, identify strategies to improve treatment barriers, and utilize research methods that promote health equity for marginalized groups. The addictions his research attends to are opioid use disorder and gambling disorder, while also considering comorbid behavioral health disorders. Dr. Lister’s research targets solutions for underserved populations. Having grown up in a medically underserved rural area informs his scholarship. His experience includes leading research projects funded by federal, foundation, and university funds. Dr. Lister’s publications apply multiple methods to interpret data from patients, providers, medical records, and public health measures.