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Science Advisory Board

Our Science Advisory Board, made up of leading researchers in the field of adolescent substance use, plays a vital role in the ongoing planning and development of both our on- and offline content. The Board ensures that the information and guidance we offer families is grounded in the latest research, is focused, relevant and scientifically accurate.

Amelia Arria, PhD

Director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development, University of Maryland School of Public Health

Lauren Block, PhD

Professor of Marketing, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College City, University of New York

Doreen Cavanaugh, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University

Gayle Dakof, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Miami

Alain Joffe, MD, MPH

Director, Student Health and Wellness Center, Johns Hopkins University

Lloyd Johnston, PhD

Principal Investigator, Monitoring the Future, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

Herbert D. Kleber, MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Division on Substance Abuse, Columbia University/NYSPI

John Knight, MD

Director, Center for Adolescent, Substance Abuse Research, Children’s Hospital Boston

Alan Leshner, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Publisher, Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Tom McClellan, PhD

Founder and Executive Director of the Treatment Research Institute

Peter D. Rogers, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Ohio State University

Richard A. Rawson, PhD

Associate Director, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Professor-in-Residence, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles

Ken Winters, PhD

University of Minnesota Director, Section on Adolescents Treatment Research Institute