Behavioral Science Training in Drug Abuse Research


PI/Program Director: Gregory P. Falkin, PhD
Scientific Director: George De Leon, PhD

BEHAVIORAL SCIENTISTS: This program is primarily designed to advance the scientific careers of behavioral scientists in a variety of fields and disciplines, such as anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, epidemiology, psychology, public health, sociology, and social work. Behavioral sciences may also include other disciplines such as economics, education, geography, history, law, medicine, neuropsychology, nursing, statistics, as well as a variety of interdisciplinary fields such as human development, sociomedical sciences, or urban studies that are sponsored by specific doctoral-degree granting institutions.

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