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Broman, Mike, PhD

Broman, Mike, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Michael J. Broman is an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University College of Social Work. His research is focused on substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery and systemic barriers and facilitators for treatment and recovery. Dr. Broman’s dissertation research was funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and focused on the experiences of college students in recovery who did not have access to a collegiate recovery program. This work supported a grant application to develop a collegiate recovery program at Wayne State. Dr. Broman is also collaborating with HECAOD at Ohio State to advance research on the needs of college students in recovery. Dr. Broman has published his research in multiple journals, including the Journal of Community Health, Substance Use & Misuse, Addiction Research & Theory, and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.

Before joining the CSW faculty, Dr. Borman earned his Ph.D. at the Wayne State University School of Social Work. His post-MSW practice experience was in the areas of substance use treatment for adults, and prevention for youth. He currently trains peer recovery coaches at the Detroit Recovery Project. He is also an advisory board member for Wayne State’s collegiate recovery program.


PhD – Wayne State University, 2023 – Social Work
MSW – Wayne State University, 2016 – Social Work
MBA – Eastern Michigan University, 2012 – eCommerce
BGS – University of Michigan, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Substance use disorders
College students in recovery from substance use disorders
High-risk drinking prevention on college campuses
Medication for opioid use disorder
Substance use workforce issues, including peer-led services

Areas of Interest for Mentoring PhD Students

Qualitative research methods
Writing for publication
Substance use disorder treatment and recovery