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Center for Prevention Science Leadership Team

The primary function of the Center for Prevention Science Leadership Team is to provide leadership to ensure data-driven decision-making for effective prevention.The leadership team is responsible for:

  1. Reviewing comprehensive community assessments of youth substance abuse in the region.
  2. Monitoring the biennial Student Drug Use Survey process, analysis, findings, and dissemination.
  3. Reviewing evaluation on the effectiveness of the coalition to bring about communtity level change related to the identified youth substance abuse problems.
  4. Identifying and supporting research and publication opportunities related to longitudinal Student Drug Use Survey data.

Leadership Team Members

The volunteer members of this leadership team provide expertise and knowledge in the area of research and evaluation.

Leadership Team members include:

  • Dr. Bonnie Hedrick, Behavioral Health Consulting, Leadership Team Chair
  • Dr. Laura Belliston, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Mark Carrozza, American Association of Family Physicians
  • Dr. Robbie Chaney, Brigham Young University - Health Science
  • Tess Miracle, Interact for Change, Ohio SPF-RX Project Director
  • Dr. George Richardson, University of Cincinnati - College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
  • Dr. Victor Ronin-Tobis, University of Cincinnati, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology
  • Susan Sprigg, Interact for Health - Innovation and Learning

For more information contact Nicole Schiesler, Director, Coalition Strategies nschiesler@prevention-first.org.


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