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Director's Report to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse - September, 2007



Grantee Honors

Dr. Richard Catalano is receiving the 2007 August Vollmer award from the American Society of Criminology, recognizing a criminologist whose research scholarship has contributed to justice or to the treatment of prevention of criminal or delinquent behavior.

Dr. Patricia Chamberlain of the Oregon Social Learning Center received the Science to Practice Award at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 31, 2007. This award is given to an individual or a team of individuals in recognition of continued support of the implementation of research based prevention practices in real world settings.

Dr. Thomas Dishion received a 2006 American Psychological Association award for distinguished contributions to family psychology and the University of Oregon Research Innovation Award.

Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek, Rockefeller University, received an honorary doctorate, Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa, of the University of Tel Aviv.

Dr. Philip Palmgreen and the SENTAR group of the University of Kentucky were awarded the 2007 Prevention Science Award at the 15th Annual Meeting Awards Presentation for the Society for Prevention Research. The Prevention Science Award is given to an individual or a team of individuals for a significant body of research that has applied scientific methods to test one or more preventive interventions or policies. This award recognizes individuals for the work of developing and testing prevention strategies.

Dr. Gerald Patterson is the 2007 recipient of the American Psychological Association, Division 7, Urie Bronfenbrenner Lifetime Award in Developmental Psychology.

Dr. Guillermo J. Prado of Florida International University was awarded the 2007 ECPN Early Career Award at the 15th Annual Meeting Awards Presentation for the Society for Prevention Research. This award is presented to a person early in their career in prevention. This award is bestowed on someone who has shown a commitment to prevention science through outstanding contributions to research, policy or practice.

Drs. Edward Smith and Linda Caldwell received the 2007 Society for Prevention Research International Collaboration Award. This award is given to an individual or a team of individuals for contributions to the field of prevention science in the area of international collaboration.


Index

Research Findings

Program Activities

Extramural Policy and Review Activities

Congressional Affairs

International Activities

Meetings and Conferences

Media and Education Activities

Planned Meetings

Publications

Staff Highlights

Grantee Honors



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