Science Advisory Board

Our Science Advisory Board is made up of leading researchers in the field of adolescent substance use and plays a vital role in the ongoing planning and development of our content. These professionals ensure that the information and guidance we offer families is grounded in the latest research, and is focused, relevant and scientifically accurate.

Science Advisory Board members currently include:

Amelia Arria, PhD
Director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development, University of Maryland School of Public Health
Lauren Block, PhD
Professor of Marketing, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York
Doreen Cavanaugh, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University
Gayle Dakof, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Miami
Alain Joffie, MD, MPH
Director, Student Health and Wellness Center, Johns Hopkins University
Lloyd Johnston, PhD
Principal Investigator, Monitoring the Future, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
Herbert D. Klebler, MD
Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Division on Substance Abuse, Columbia University/NYSPI
John Knight, MD
Director, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, Children’s Hospital Boston
Alan Leshner, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Publisher, Science American Association for the Advancement of Science
Tom McClellan, PhD
Founder and Executive Director of the Treatment Research Institute
Peter D. Rogers, MP, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Ohio State University
Richard A. Rawson, PhD
Associate Director, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Professor-in-Residence, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles
Ken Winters, PhD
University of Minnesota, Director, Section on Adolescents Treatment Research Institute