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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 Travel Awards. Although the 2021 meeting will be held virtually June 21-24, Travel Award recipients will receive a complimentary registration to this year’s meeting in addition to being eligible for the same award in the future. Congratulations to all recipients.   The Stephen G. Holtzman Travel...
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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) is excited to announce that Dr. Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, PhD, has been awarded the 2021 Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award for Excellence. The Cochin Award, in memory of a respected leader in drug abuse research and a former Chairman and Executive Secretary of...
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CPDD Sourced in Senators Developing Fentanyl Crisis Letter to President Biden

Brentwood, TN – On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Senators Cory Booker, Edward Markey, Mazie Hirono, Elizabeth Warren, and Sheldon Whitehouse signed a letter to United States President Joe Biden urging the Administration to reconsider the misguided class-wide fentanyl analogue scheduling order set by the previous Administration. “The failed War on Drugs has been a war on people—funneling countless Americans, many...
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ISGIDAR Co-locates With CPDD 83rd Annual Scientific Virtual Meeting

Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence is excited to announce the International Study Group Investigating Drugs as Reinforcers (ISGIDAR) will be co-locating their virtual meeting with CPDD on Friday, June 18, 2021. “This year’s annual meeting will be held virtually, using the same online platform as CPDD,” shared ISGIDAR President Joshua Lile, PhD. “We greatly appreciate...
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Sandro Galea Announced as Keynote Speaker for the 2021 CPDD Presidential Symposium

Brentwood, TN - The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is pleased to announce Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH as Keynote Speaker at the Presidential Symposium of the CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting taking place virtually June 21 – 24, 2021.  Dr. Galea is a physician, epidemiologist and author and is currently Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston...
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CPDD Hosts Third Annual Advocacy Day

Brentwood, TN – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence held its annual Advocacy Event virtually on February 16-19, 2021. Nineteen CPDD members and representatives participated in meetings with 53 Congressional member offices—an increase from 2020 where fifteen CPDD advocates participated in 45 Congressional office meetings. “This year’s meeting was unique due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” shared Sandra Comer, PhD,...
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CPDD Announces New President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

Brentwood, TN (February 16, 2021) - The College on Problems of Drug Dependence is pleased to announce the election of the 2021-2022 President-Elect Amy Janes, PhD and new Board of Directors Members Qiana Brown, PhD, Albert Garcia-Romeu, PhD, Angela Heads, PhD, and Michael Taffe, PhD. “The CPDD Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated scientists focusing their research on substance...
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