The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is an interdisciplinary research society whose members address problems of drug dependence in the broadest range of scientific disciplines, including chemistry, basic biology, pharmacology, behavioral science, clinical research, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and history.
CPDD serves as an interface among governmental, industrial and academic communities maintaining liaisons with regulatory and research agencies as well as educational, treatment, and prevention facilities in the drug abuse field. It also functions as a collaborating center of the World Health Organization.
Tax-deductible donations can be made to CPDD to support the Annual Scientific Meeting, Awards for Excellence, and travel awards for young investigators. If you wish to direct your donation to a specific fund, please indicate so on your check or credit card form. Award categories are Nathan B. Eddy Memorial, Marian W. Fischman Lectureship, J. Michael Morrison, Joseph Cochin Young Investigator, and Stephen G. Holtzman Travel Award for Preclinical Investigators.
Donations of stock are also accepted. Please contact Ellen Geller in the Executive Office for information.
Corporate memberships are available. The yearly fee is $1500, which entitles two company participants to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting at the member rate, the corporation to be listed as a Corporate Member on the program and sponsorship of an unlimited number of abstracts. Also included is a subscription to the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Checks should be made payable to CPDD and sent to:
Loretta Finnegan, M.D.
Executive Officer, CPDD
The College on Problems of Drug Dependence
3420 North Broad Street – MRB – Rm 324
Philadelphia, PA 19140-5104
To pay by credit card, please complete the DonationsForm and fax to 215-707-1904 or call the office 215-707-3242.