Members and Contact Information

CEWG Members Location List:

City, State City, State


Map of US showing CEWG member locations, see text belowSeattle, WA San Francisco, CA Los Angeles Honolulu Phoenix Denver St Paul Chicago St Louis Texas New Orleans Atlanta Miami Maryland DC New York Newark Philadelphia Boston Lansing San Diego members

CEWG Members:

Atlanta, Georgia
Name Contact Information
Lara DePadilla, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
1518 Clifton Road, 5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-358-5037
Fax: 404-727-1369
Boston, Massachusetts
Name Contact Information
Daniel P. Dooley Senior Researcher
Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-534-2360
Fax: 857-288-2129
Chicago, Illinois
Name Contact Information
Lawrence Ouellet, Ph.D. Research Professor
Community Outreach Intervention Projects
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Illinois at Chicago
1603 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612-4394
Phone: 312-355-0145
Fax: 312-996-1450
Denver, Colorado
Name Contact Information
Kristen Dixion, M.A., L.P.C. Evaluation Researcher
Division of Behavioral Health
Data and Evaluation
3824 West Princeton Circle
Denver, CO 80236-3111
Phone: 303-866-7407
Fax: 303-866-7428
Detroit, Michigan
Name Contact Information
Cynthia L. Arfken, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Wayne State University
2761 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: 313-993-3490
Fax: 313-577-5062
Honolulu, Hawaii
Name Contact Information
D. William Wood, Ph.D., M.P.H. Professor and Chair
Department of Sociology
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Saunders Hall, Room 247
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-7693
Fax: 808-956-3707
Los Angeles, California
Name Contact Information
Mary-Lynn Brecht, Ph.D. Research Statistician
Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
University of California, Los Angeles
11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Fax: 310-473-7885
Maryland/Washington D.C
Name Contact Information
Erin Artigiani,M.A. Deputy Director for Policy
Center for Substance Abuse Research
University of Maryland
4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 501
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-405-9794
Fax: 301-403-8342
Miami, Florida
Name Contact Information
James N. Hall Director
Center for the Study and Prevention of Substance Abuse
Nova Southeastern University
c/o Up Front, Inc.
13287 S.W. 124th Street
Miami, FL 33186
Phone: 786-242-8222
Fax: 786-242-8759
Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota
Name Contact Information
Carol Falkowski Drug Abuse Strategy Officer
Minnesota Department of Human Services
444 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
Phone: 651-431-2457
Fax: 651-431-7449
New York, New York
Name Contact Information
Rozanne Marel, Ph.D. Assistant Chief of Epidemiology
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
501 Seventh Avenue, 8th floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 646-728-4605
Fax: 646-728-4685
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Name Contact Information
Suet T. Lim, Ph.D. Continuous Quality Improvement Research Analyst Coordinator
Community Behavioral Health
Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisABILITY Services
801 Market Street, 7th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-413-3100 ext. 6291
Fax: 215-413-7121
Phoenix, Arizona
Name Contact Information
James K. Cunningham, Ph.D. Social Epidemiologist
Department of Family and Community Medicine
College of Medicine
The University of Arizona
1450 N Cherry Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-615-5080
Fax: 520-577-1864
San Diego, California
Name Contact Information
Karla D. Wagner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Global Public Health
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0849
La Jolla, CA 92093-0849
Phone: 619-534-0857
Fax: 858-534-7566
San Francisco, California
Name Contact Information
To be determined  
Seattle, Washington
Name Contact Information
Caleb Banta-Green, M.P.H., M.S.W., Ph.D. Research Scientist
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
University of Washington
1107 N.E. 45th Street, Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-685-3919
Fax: 206-543-5473
St. Louis, Missouri
Name Contact Information
Heidi Israel Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
St. Louis University
P.O. Box 15250
3635 Vista
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-577-8851
Fax: 314-268-5121
Texas (Statewide)
Name Contact Information
Jane C. Maxwell, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist
Addiction Research Institute
Center for Social and Behavioral Research
The University of Texas, Austin
Phone: 512-232-0610
Fax: 512-232-0617

NIDA Staff

  • Moira O'Brien, M.Phil. - Project Officer
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    6001 Executive Boulevard
    Room 5153 MSC 9589
    Bethesda, MD 20892-9589
    Phone: 301-402-1881
    Fax: 301-443-2636

CEWG Project Staff

  • Sandra L. Putnam, Ph.D. - Project Director
    NIDA State and Local Epidemiology Planning and Information Development
    Social Solutions International, Inc.
    1541 Stewartstown Rd.
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    Phone: 304-292-5148
    Fax: 304-292-5149
  • Karyn Bjornstad Collins, M.P.A. - Technical Editor
    Social Solutions International, Inc.
    441 Keith
    Missoula, MT 59801
    Phone: 406-370-9931
    Fax: 406-543-3481
  • Patricia Evans - Meeting Coordinator
    RTI International
    6110 Executive Boulevard, Ste 415
    Rockville, MD 20852
    Phone: 301-816-4612
    Fax: 301-770-8205

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