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CPDD Unveils 2024 Recipients of Excellence Awards

CPDD Unveils 2024 Recipients of Excellence Awards

Brentwood, TN - The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is proud to announce the 2023 Awards for Excellence...
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CPDD Announces 2024 Travel Award Recipients

CPDD Announces 2024 Travel Award Recipients

Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence recently announced the recipients of the 2024 Travel Awards. Each recipient...
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CPDD Hosts Sixth Annual Advocacy Day

CPDD Hosts Sixth Annual Advocacy Day

Washington, DC – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence held its annual Advocacy Event on February 27, 2024. More than...
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CPDD Announces 2024-25 President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

CPDD Announces 2024-25 President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

CPDD is pleased to announce the results of the 2024 Officers and Board of Directors election. Dr. Kelly Dunn, Chair...
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CPDD Establishes James L. Sorensen, PhD Memorial Fund

CPDD Establishes James L. Sorensen, PhD Memorial Fund

CPDD Establishes James L. Sorensen, PhD Memorial Fund Brentwood, TN – January 8, 2024 – The College on Problems of...
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CPDD Announces 2023 Early Career Investigator Grant Recipients

CPDD Announces 2023 Early Career Investigator Grant Recipients

The CPDD Executive Office is pleased to announce the researchers who have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the...
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Early Career Member Research Spotlight: New Spotlight Posted

Early Career Member Research Spotlight: New Spotlight Posted

  About the New Research Spotlight The Early Career Members Committee (ECMC) has a new Research Spotlight posted.  This Research...
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CPDD Announces 2023 Election Results

CPDD Announces 2023 Election Results

  CPDD is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Election. Dr. Deborah Hasin, Chair of the Nominating Committee,...
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Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports Editor’s Picks

Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports Editor’s Picks

  Sherry McKee, PhD, DADR Associate Editor “Keyes, Katherine M., Caroline Rutherford, Ava Hamilton, Joshua A. Barocas, Kitty H. Gelberg,...
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2023 CPDD Travel Awards Recipients

2023 CPDD Travel Awards Recipients

  Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence recently announced the recipients of the 2023 Travel Awards....
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2023 CPDD Awards for Excellence Recipients

2023 CPDD Awards for Excellence Recipients

  CPDD Announces 2023 Awards for Excellence Recipients Brentwood, TN - The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is...
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CPDD Hosts Annual Advocacy Day

CPDD Hosts Annual Advocacy Day

  Washington, DC – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence held its annual Advocacy Event on February 27, 2023....
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CPDD Celebrates 2022 Travel Award Recipients

CPDD Celebrates 2022 Travel Award Recipients

    Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Travel...
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CPDD Announces 2022 Awards for Excellence Recipients

CPDD Announces 2022 Awards for Excellence Recipients

  CPDD Announces 2022 Awards for Excellence Recipients Brentwood, TN - The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is...
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CPDD Announces 2022 Presidential Symposia Speakers

CPDD Announces 2022 Presidential Symposia Speakers

CPDD is proud to announce the 2022 Annual Meeting Presidential Symposia  speakers. J. David Jentsch, Ph.D. and Dr. Katie Serafine...
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CPDD Partners with AmazonSmile

CPDD Partners with AmazonSmile

  Over the past few months, the Executive Office has received multiple inquiries about the easiest ways to donate to...
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CPDD Announces New President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

CPDD Announces New President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

  Brentwood, TN (March 16, 2022) – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence is pleased to announce the election...
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To End the Drug Crisis, Bring Addiction Out of the Shadows

To End the Drug Crisis, Bring Addiction Out of the Shadows

  Brentwood, TN - Dr. Nora Volkow recently published a new blog entry titled "To End the Drug Crisis, Bring...
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CPDD Announced 2021 Travel Award Recipients

CPDD Announced 2021 Travel Award Recipients

  CPDD Announces 2021 Travel Award Recipients  Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence recently announced the recipients of the 2021...
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Gipson-Reichardt Named Cochin Award Winner

Gipson-Reichardt Named Cochin Award Winner

  Gipson-Reichardt Awarded 2021 Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)...
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is the oldest and largest organization in the US dedicated to advancing a scientific approach to substance use and addictive disorders. We actively promote basic scientific research in all aspects of substance abuse, and we facilitate the sharing of knowledge and new discoveries among scientists of diverse backgrounds, both nationally and internationally.

DRUG POLICY STATEMENTS

A key part of CPDD’s mission is to provide both policymakers and the media with accurate, science-based position statements on matters of drug policy. Insofar as the common goal of all drug policy is to reduce harm and relieve suffering, we believe that the science often speaks for itself, and when presented in a balanced and nuanced manner, can help point the way to effective and reasonable public policy and advocacy initiatives.