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Mark B. Reed

Mark Reed

MSW/MPH Program Advisor

Phone: (619) 594-6664
Office: HH 203c

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  • PhD (Social Psychology), University of Maryland, 1999
  • BA (Psychology), University of California at Santa Cruz, 1991

Scholarly Areas

Substance use etiology and prevention; factors related to changes in adolescent/young adult substance use trajectories; person-environment interactions and substance use behavior; Screening and Brief Intervention (SBIRT), military populations.


Dr. Reed graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and received his graduate training in Social Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has worked in the field of substance use prevention since 2000. Prior to his faculty appointment at SDSU, he worked as a Research Scientist at the San Diego State University Research Foundation and in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Reed is also a Research Scientist in the Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies in the School of Social Work at SDSU. His teaching interests include: social science research methods, statistics, human behavior, and addiction/substance abuse prevention. He is well published in top substance use/public health journals and has served as Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator, or Co-Investigator on grants and contracts funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIAAA), the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program, California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, the Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute, and The Ohio State University. Dr. Reed is also currently an ad-hoc reviewer for over 20 journals and serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research.