Victoria A. Albright

Senior Survey Researcher

Education

  • MA, Sociology, with specialization in research methodology, University of Virginia
  • BA, Sociology, Bates College

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Victoria A. Albright is a senior survey research scientist with more than 30 years of experience managing and conducting major social science research and data collection projects, ranging in duration from 6 weeks to 13 years. As a survey scientist, Albright specializes in innovative research methodologies, complex sampling and data collection techniques, and multi-method approaches. As the lead investigator on many of her studies, Ms. Albright is skilled in the analysis of complex, longitudinal survey databases involving medical records and repeated measures of treatment outcomes and treatment evaluation designs.

Substantively, Albright’s expertise lies in substances abuse and opioid addiction. Through 2013, she served as study director for the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), a national system for monitoring drug-related deaths and drug-related visits to the emergency department. Currently, she directs three longitudinal studies that track opioid addicted persons for as many as three years post-treatment. These studies focus on persons receiving medication-assisted treatments. She has published findings in major peer-reviewed journals, and recently served as lead editor for a special issue of Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment concerning innovative and emerging methods to study cannabis use.