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Doctoral Program Research Lecture Series

The Doctoral Program Office welcomed two distinguished speakers last Fall 2013 as part of the Doctoral Program Research Lecture Series. The Fall 2014 speakers will be updated shortly.

Implementation Science with Enola Proctor, PhD

Dr. Proctor

Tuesday, December 3
6:00 - 8:00 PM

1 Washington Square North, Parlor

Dr. Enola Proctor is the Frank J. Bruno Professor of Social Work Research, the Associate Dean for Faculty, and the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Proctor is nationally recognized as a pioneer in mental health services research for her work in advancing the implementation of evidence-based practices in social service settings. Over her distinguished career as a researcher, she has published more than 100 books and articles on delivery of mental health services, post-acute health and mental health community care, and outcomes of clinical social work. Under the leadership of Dr. Proctor, the Center for Mental Health Services Research has continually been funded by the National Institute for Mental Health.


Social Networks, Risk Networks, and The Process of Social and Epidemiologic Change with Samuel Friedman, PhD

Dr. Friedman

Tuesday, December 10
6:00 - 8:00 PM

1 Washington Square North, Parlor

Dr. Samuel Friedman is the Director of the Institute for Infectious Diseases Research at the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI) and the Director of the Interdisciplinary Theoretical Synthesis Core at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR). He is an author of over 400 publications on HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and drug use epidemiology and prevention. He received the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2012 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research, which supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose high-impact research that may lead to new avenues for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.