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FRI Staff publish book

FRI is pleased to announce that Jeannette Johnson, Ph.D., and Jan Gryczynski, M.A., were co-editors on a recently published book entitled “Ethnocultural Perspectives on Disaster and Trauma: Foundations, Issues, and Applications.” Beyond their significant contributions to this volume as co-editors, they also contributed to this work by co-authoring two chapters. This unique volume provides important information […]

New President of FRI

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Frank Vocci, formerly the Director of the Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse at the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), has accepted the position of President of FRI. In this position, Dr. Vocci will be responsible for carrying out FRI’s strategic plans and policies, […]

2008 FRI Awards

Eligible nominees for the Daniel Mendelsohn New Investigator Award are new investigators who show future promise, evidenced by energy and enthusiasm in research that addresses prevention, treatment or education activities, and have demonstrated scholarly research potential compatible with the mission of FRI. Michael S. Gordon, D.P.A., Research Scientist, who began his career at FRI in 1999, was […]

Dr. Shannon Gwin Mitchell receives NIDA Travel Award

Dr. Shannon Gwin Mitchell was recently honored with a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Travel Award. This award will allow her to present her research as part of the Early Career Investigators Poster Session that NIDA is co-sponsoring along with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the American Psychological Association (APA) Divisions […]

FRI Researcher Dr. Monique Wilson Receives Loan Repayment Award

FRI is pleased to announce that Monique Wilson, Dr.P.H., a Research Scientist at the Social Research Center, has received an award from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Loan Repayment Program. In exchange for a two-year commitment to a research career with FRI, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of Dr. Wilson’s qualified […]

Employee Promotion – Jane Ellen R. Gannod

Jane Ellen R. Gannod was recently promoted to Payroll Administrator/HR Assistant. Jane was previously the Administrative Assistant for the Corporate Office. Over the 7 years she has been employed with FRI, Jane has demonstrated a wide range of skills, initiative, dependability, and loyalty to the organization. As expected, Jane is excelling in her new position. […]

New Grant Awards for FRI Investigators Drs. Kinlock, Gordon, and Schwartz

FRI is pleased to announce that the following researchers at its East Coast Social Research Center have recently received grant funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). We would like to congratulate them as they embark on their timely and significant project. Principal Investigator Timothy Kinlock, Ph.D., and Co-Investigators Michael Gordon, D.P.A., and […]

Dr. Wilson Receives CPDD Travel Award

Dr. Monique E. Wilson was awarded the CPDD Early Career Investigator Award. This is a competitive travel fellowship to attend the 2009 Annual Meeting in Reno/Sparks, Nevada and covers the cost of registration and up to $750 in travel expenses. Dr. Wilson’s presentation was entitled “HIV risk behaviors: Results from a randomized study of methadone maintenance […]

Dr. Carswell Receives Award

FRI is pleased to announce that Steven Carswell, Ph.D., a Research Scientist at the SRC, recently received a Pathway to Independence (PI) Award (K99/R00) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is the first award of this kind for FRI. He will be studying risk factors for HIV among urban African American youth. This […]