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Date/Time:
Thu. Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Anna Baetjer Room Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Details:
Marsha Lopez, MHS 1999, PhD 2001
Chief, Epidemiology Research Branch at National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Marsha Lopez is the Chief of the Epidemiology Research Branch in the Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health.  After receiving her BA in Psychology from Georgetown University, Dr. Lopez was an Intramural Research Training Associate (IRTA) Fellow at NIDA in the Preclinical Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory. She attended the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Hygiene, where she received her MHS with a concentration in Public Mental Health, and then PhD with a focus on drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology. Her predoctoral training was funded by an Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NIDA (F31). Dr. Lopez subsequently was faculty at the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) at the University of Maryland and then led a team at Walter Reed Army Medical Center conducting medical surveillance on the United States Military population.  She joined NIDA in 2006 and prior to becoming Branch Chief her program areas varied from large national epidemiological studies and secondary data analysis, to comorbidity of drug and other psychiatric disorders, to diagnostic measurement and assessment, and of course research training.

Lunch will be served.

Directions

From I-95 North

Take I-95 North to Exit 53 (I-395 North) into downtown Baltimore.
Turn right at Pratt Street (by the Baltimore Convention Center).
Stay on Pratt for 1.4 miles to South Broadway.
Turn left onto South Broadway.
Turn right from North Broadway onto Monument Street.
Turn left from Monument Street onto Washington Street.
Enter the parking garage on the right.

From I-95 South

Take I-95 south toward Baltimore to Exit 57 (Boston Street and O’Donnell Street).
Proceed on Boston Street approximately two miles and turn left onto Fleet Street.
Follow Fleet Street to South Broadway.
Turn right on South Broadway.
Turn right from North Broadway onto Monument Street.
Turn left from Monument Street onto Washington Street.
Enter the parking garage on the right.

 

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