Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health

Welcome to the Institute for Translational Research
Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse

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Welcome to the Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse (ITRE) website! At the Institute, we are excited to offer student scholars a one-of-a-kind education and training program in translational research in adolescent drug abuse. Scholars of the Institute benefit from:

  • A team of mentors comprised of local community agency leaders, academic specialists and national experts in the field of adolescent behavioral health
  • Learning experiences provided from web-based graduate courses and participation in the Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health
  • Experience conducting a service learning research project in a community-based setting relevant to alcohol and drug abuse, as well as other behavioral health issues in adolescents
  • Exposure to the latest science and nationally recognized experts in alcohol and drug abuse, comorbidities, and translational science
  • Funding for course credits and related program activities

We look forward to sharing the work of our Institute scholars!


Dr. Julie Baldwin
Multiple Principal Investigator

Dr. Tom Massey
Multiple Principal Investigator & Evaluation Director

Ercilia Calcano
Project Director

Dr. Bruce Lubotsky Levin
Multiple Principal Investigator & Curriculum Director

Dr. Donna Burton
Co-Investigator

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