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Renee M. Johnson, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mental Health and Director of the Drug Dependence Epidemiology Training Program.  Her research investigates the epidemiology of marijuana use, particularly among adolescents and emerging adults.

Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mental Health and is the former Director of the Drug Dependence Epidemiology Training Program. Her research focuses on substance use epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology and prevention science, as well as place-based prevention for young adult drug users and environmental strategies to prevent and reduce drug use and associated problems. She is also actively engaged in several Baltimore-area policy-based initiatives to reduce alcohol outlet availability.

Brion Maher, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mental Health.  His primary research interests include statistical approaches to detecting gene-gene and gene-environment interaction in pedigree data, sequential designs for large scale genetic association studies, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder. 

Ramin Mojtabai, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Mental Health.  His work focuses on patterns of treatment seeking, barriers to care and outcomes of care received in usual care settings among individuals with common mental and substance use disorders. Much of his research is based on large surveys of general population and administrative data in the US and other countries.

Brendan Saloner, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Mental Health. His research examines the intersection of social and behavioral health policy in the United States, with a particular emphasis on the financing and delivery of substance use disorder treatment and the role of health care reform in changing access to care.​

Elizabeth Stuart, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Mental Health. Trained as a statistician, her research focuses on the design and analysis of randomized trials to evaluate public health interventions. Dr. Stuart has particular expertise with propensity score analysis, missing data methods and Bayesian techniques.