Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions
Wendee Wechsberg, PhD, has more than 20 years of clinical experience and has directed outpatient drug-free, methadone, and residential substance abuse treatment programs. Dr. Wechsberg has devoted her career to applied research, using both quantitative and qualitative methods, to develop and test the efficacy of HIV prevention interventions among different populations of substance abusers. She has served as principal investigator/project director on studies with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Dr. Wechsberg also serves as a consultant and advisor for various national studies and international studies. She has been conducting international research in South Africa with at-risk substance abusing women since 2001. She has published in the areas of gender and ethnicity, outreach, HIV risk, and women substance abusers.
PhD, Community Psychology, North Carolina State University; MS, Human Development Counseling, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University; B.A., Cultural Anthropology, Social Sciences, University of South Florida.
- July 14, 2014
RTI International experts to present latest research at 2014 International AIDS Conference
– News Release
- June 6, 2014
Researchers to address drug use among women at International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Group Conference
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- April 3, 2014
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