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2013 NIDA International Forum

June 14–17, 2013
Hilton Bayfront Hotel, San Diego, California

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

Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D.

School of Medicine
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

2013 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

If you would like to view these presentations, you may click on any of the links below to request a copy via email.

NIDA Presents International Program Awards of Excellence

During the 2010 NIDA International Forum, Dr. Steven W. Gust, International Program Director, presented the 2010 Awards of Excellence to honor mentors, researchers, and binational collaborative teams whose efforts support the International Program mission, including:

Awards of Excellence

The NIDA International Program Awards of Excellence recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to international cooperation in drug abuse research and training. The awards are presented each June at the NIDA International Forum to persons who have demonstrated outstanding and sustained support of the NIDA International Program mission in three categories:

María Elena Medina-Mora Icaza, Ph.D.

Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria Ramón de la Fuente
Mexico City, Mexico

David S. Metzger, Ph.D.

David S. Metzger, Ph.D.
Center for Studies of Addiction
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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