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Former Humphrey Fellow Named to Top University and Research Posts

September 2010
Announces former Humphrey Fellow Muzafar Razali’s new appointment as head of the Psychology and Counseling Department at Sultan Idris Education University Read more »

Tanzania and U.S. Launch Medication-Assisted Therapy Program for Drug Users

July 2010
The first medication- assisted therapy program for drug users in sub-Saharan Africa will begin shortly at two sites in Tanzania. Read more »

SPR Honors NIDA International Program Director Steven Gust

July 2010
NIDA’s Dr. Steve W. Gust was recognized for his contributions to advancing the field of drug abuse prevention science globally during his decade of leading the International Program. Read more »

NIDA-Funded Researcher Mixes Ethnography With Art Installation

July 2010
NIDA-supported researcher explores the intersection of art Read more »

INVEST Fellow To Investigate Opioid Maintenance Treatment Adherence

July 2010
NIDA INVEST fellow is investigate nonadherence to opioid maintenance treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone. Read more »

DISCA Team Examines PTSD and Substance Use Disorders

July 2010
Collaborative team will focus on treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders. Read more »

INVEST-CTN Fellow Focuses on Family Therapy

July 2010
INVEST-CTN fellow investigated brief strategic family therapy with the intent to develop a pilot project testing the effectiveness of the intervention in Columbia. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

July 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

U.S., Mexico Issue Joint Declaration on Demand Reduction

April 2010
The United States and Mexico have issued a joint declaration of cooperation to intensify efforts to prevent and treat substance abuse disorders. Read more »

NIDA Joins Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 2010
NIDA has joined with a program to develop or expand and enhance models of medical education in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more »

Fogarty Meeting Focuses on International Tobacco Research

April 2010
Participants of a 2010 Fogarty International Center meeting discussed research training and forming collaborations between domestic and foreign investigators. Read more »

WHO/NIDA/CPDD Select International Traveling Fellows

April 2010
Drug abuse scientists from China and Georgia were selected as recipients of the 2010 International Traveling Fellowship Award. Read more »

NIDA Supports Experts Participating in International Meetings

April 2010
The NIDA International Program supported drug abuse researchers who participated in 2010 international scientific meetings. Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Named ISAJE/WHO Young Scholar

April 2010
A Former Hubert H. Humphrey fellow received a 2009 young scholar’s award as a result of her paper on antiretroviral therapy adherence among HIV-infected drug users. Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Receives Alumni Professional Development Grant

April 2010
A former Humphrey fellow received a 2010 professional development grant to attend an international conference on harm reduction. Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


August 18 - August 21, 2015
Sydney, Australia
August 22 - August 25, 2015
Chicago, IL
August 29 - September 1, 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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