substance abuse


Added 02/02/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects:

Crystal Burwell is a mental health counselor who specializes in treating young people suffering from depression, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. As a director of Newport Academy, a youth mental health clinic in Atlanta, Ga., Burwell focuses on systemic and environmental factors.

Added 01/25/19 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Miesha Marzell is an assistant professor of public health at Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York system. She is an expert on the causes and prevention of substance abuse among racial/ethnic minority youth.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Regina Shih is the director of the Social and Behavioral Policy Program and a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Previously, she led the Climate Change and Health Group at RAND. Her research areas are aging policy, environmental health and behavioral health.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Magdalena Cerdá is an associate professor and director of the Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s department of population health. Previously, she was an associate professor in the department of emergency medicine at the University of California, Davis.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects:

Dr. Nora Volkow is an expert in drug abuse and addiction. She is the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Carl Hart is the Ziff Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and an expert on substance abuse and addiction. He has spent much of his career studying the interaction of the environmental, neurobiological and psychological factors that influence human behavior.

Updated 09/10/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects:

Roberta Diaz Brinton is the director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a Regents professor of pharmacology and neurology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She specializes in Alzheimer’s, the aging female brain and regenerative therapeutics.