To facilitate the development of JDP trainees who, upon graduation, are capable of conducting high caliber, high impact and meaningful substance use research to reduce the impact of problems related to substance use and co-occurring diseases.
Upon graduation JDP graduates will:
- Apply and build upon extant social science theories and conceptual models related to
substance use research
- Lead new avenues of research to prevent initiation of substance use and addiction and
- Develop and evaluate applied prevention andharm reduction programs related to substance
use and misuse and associated health and societal outcomes