Study and dissemination of science-based knowledge to inform development of policies to reduce problems caused by substance abuse

The Foundation's Innovators Combating Substance Abuse program was designed to highlight substance abuse as the nation's number one health problem by recognizing those who are striving to bring creative solutions to the field of substance abuse.The purpose of this project is to utilize science-based information to inform the development of policy to reduce problems caused by tobacco and other drugs. The focus of this project is the evaluation of the state of knowledge by literature based research and meeting with leaders in tobacco and other substance abuse control, and the provision of new knowledge through quarterly reports and educational meetings with policy makers.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $300,000.00

Awarded on: 9/26/2000

Time frame: 10/1/2000 - 2/28/2003

Grant Number: 39964


Foundation of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Tower II, Suite 850
120 Albany Street
New Brunswick, 08901-2126


Judith Schector
Project Director