Prevention Portraits

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Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) is putting together a new series of informal video interviews with scientists, professionals and other stakeholders who are contributing to prevention knowledge and practice around the world.

Chris Ringwalt, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE), and is an Adjunct Professor with the University’s School of Public Health. Dr. Ringwalt has 30 years of experience in the design, development, analysis, and reporting of epidemiological, etiological, and evaluation studies relating to public health issues. His research has focused primarily on the prevention of adolescent and adult risk behaviors, particularly alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use. He has recently retired from the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Ringwalt currently serves in APSI's Scientific Advisory Board.

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