Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Whether she is directing NIDA- and NIH-supported training programs in comorbidity, biostatistics, and epidemiology or developing a bioethics incubator in India, Dr. Linda Cottler teaches junior scientists on their way to becoming independent drug abuse researchers. For a decade, she has influenced NIDA’s training grant agenda as a charter member of the NIDA Review Committee for Training and Career Development Awards. Adopting the NIDA International Program’s online research and collaboration tool, she is building a valuable resource to promote international understanding and adoption of NIH standards for responsible conduct of research, education, and training. Dr. Cottler has been an effective and motivating teacher, creating unique resources to prepare junior scientists at home and abroad.