American Council for Drug Education’s Scientific Advisory Board


ACDE’s Scientific Advisory Board is a significant strength of the organization. Comprised of distinguished researchers in the fields of substance abuse research and prevention education, the Scientific Advisory Board reviews the most recent findings in the field. This level of expertise makes ACDE a leading source of authoritative, up-to-date information for professionals, policy makers and the public.

Scientific Advisory Board:

Robert Balster, Ph.D.
Professor, Medical College of Virginia

Mark S. Gold, M.D.
Brain Institute, Department of Neuroscience & Psychiatry
University of Florida College of Medicine

J. David Hawkins, Ph.D.
Director, Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work

Robert C. Petersen, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist

Richard Schottenfeld, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit

Rodney Skager, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, UCLA

Donald P. Tashkin, M.D.
Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, UCLA

Harold M. Voth, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Kansas School of Medicine

J. Michael Walsh, Ph.D.
The Walsh Group

George E. Woody, M.D.
Chief of Staff, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia

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