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Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D., M.P.H. and Robin Room, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Department of Community Medicine and Health Care
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
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Robin Room, Ph.D.
University of Melbourne School of Population Health
AER Centre for Alcohol Policy Research
Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

2010 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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NIDA International Forum Focuses on New and Emerging Psychoactive Substances

More than 260 participants from 61 countries attended the 17th Annual NIDA International Forum, which was held June 8–11, 2012, in Palm Springs, California. The meeting focused on the growing public health problem of new and emerging psychoactive substances, which are mostly unregulated compounds that are specifically designed to circumvent drug laws and mimic the effects of illicit drugs by slightly altering the chemical structure of a known drug. A joint College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)/NIDA International Forum poster session featured presentations by 160 U.S.

Wallace Mandell, Ph.D.

Wallace Mandell, Ph.D.
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

NIDA International Announces 2011 Awards of Excellence Winners

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program is pleased to announce the selection of the 2011 Awards of Excellence winners, who are recognized for their outstanding contributions to international cooperation in drug abuse research and training.

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NIDA Awards of Excellence recipients Richard Rawson (left), María Elena Medina-Mora Icaza, and Jeffrey Samet (far right) with NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust.

2012 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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NIDA International Forum Focuses on Drug Policy, Research, and the Public Good

Plenary session speakers at the 15th NIDA International Forum explored the ways drug abuse researchers and policymakers can develop evidence-based drug policies that include public health as a priority. Dr. A. Thomas McLellan, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Deputy Director, offered his perspective as a leading drug abuse researcher turned policymaker.

Walter Ling, M.D.

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, United States

2011 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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