Dr. Linda Cottler becomes Treasurer of the CPDD

Dr. Linda B. Cottler, Department of Epidemiology's Founding Chair

Linda Cottler,PhD, MPH, Associate Dean fro Research and Planning for the College of Public Health and Health Professions and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology became the Treasurer of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence at the conclusion of their 76th Annual Meeting, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A member of CPDD since 1987, Dr. Cottler is beginning her 3rd appointment on the CPDD board, while also a member of the program committee, Long Range Planning Committee, and Executive Committee. She has been active on other committees since 1990. The College is the longest standing group in the United States addressing problems of drug dependence and abuse. CPDD has over 1,000 members. The organization serves as an interface among governmental, industrial and academic communities maintaining liaisons with regulatory and research agencies as well as educational, treatment, and prevention facilities in the drug abuse field.