How does substance use affect the developing brain? What implications does the evidence have for substance use prevention and treatment? Our first Expert Days webinar explores several issues at the intersection of teenage brain development and alcohol and drug use.
Ken C. Winters, Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute (MN location) and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota. Dr. Winters retired as a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, where he founded and directed the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research for 25 years. Along with Kevin Sabet, he co-edited Contemporary Health Issues on Marijuana, published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. Dr. Winters has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations and has published over 135 peer-reviewed articles during a 30+ year period.
Recorded on 20/02/2020
|WEBINAR SLIDES: Ken C. Winters on Adolescent Brain Development||2.48 MB|