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The 2019-2020 CCSA Executive Committee is comprised of 7 faculty members from different disciplines in social science and health that help steer the everyday decisions of the CCSA.

Member College, Department, Campus Center or Institute Affiliation

Susan McHale

College of Health and Human Development, Human Development and Family Studies, University Park Director, Social Science Research Institute; Associate Director, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Stephanie Lanza

College of Health and Human Development, Biobehavioral Health and Human Development and Family Studies, University Park Director, Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse; Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

Derek Kreager

College of the Liberal Arts, Sociology and Criminology, University Park Criminal Justice Research Center

Jenae Neiderhiser

College of the Liberal Arts, Psychology, University Park Faculty Search Coordinator; Child Study Center 

Jennifer Kraschnewski

College of Medicine, Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Hershey Penn State Project ECHO

Jennifer Maggs

College of Health and Human Development, Human Development and Family Studies, University Park Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

 

The 2019-2020 CCSA Advisory Board is made up of 17 faculty members that represent 18 different centers and institutes and more than 15 different departments across multiple Penn State campus locations. This diversity in expertise helps assure that the CCSA can be broad in our approach to solving the vast problem of substance abuse.

Member College, Department, Campus Center or Institute Affiliation
Daniel ‘Max’ Crowley College of Health and Human Development, Human Development and Family Studies, University Park Director, Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative
Rina D. Eiden College of Liberal Arts, Psychology, University Park  Child Study Center, CCSA Co-Fund Faculty Member
Patricia ‘Sue’ Grigson College of Medicine, Neural and Behavioral Science, Hershey Director, Addiction Center for Translation
Tracey Huston Penn State Outreach and Online Education, University Park Vice President for Outreach 
Derek Kreager College of the Liberal Arts, Sociology and Criminology, University Park Director, Criminal Justice Research Center
Matthew Lawrence Dickinson Law School, Medicine and Law, Carlisle  Dickinson Law School 
Douglas Leslie College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Hershey Director, Center for Applied Studies in Health Economics (CASHE)
Paul Morgan College of Education, Education Policy Studies, University Park Director, Center for Educational Disparities Research
Daniel Perkins College of Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, University Park Director, Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, Penn State Cooperative Extension
Dara Purvis  Penn State Law School, Law, University Park Penn State Law School
Andrew Read College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Entomology, University Park Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Erika Saunders College of Medicine, Psychiatry, Hershey Co-Director, Addiction Center for Translation
Dennis Scanlon College of Health and Human Development, Health Policy and Administration, University Park Director, Center for Health Care and Policy Research
Michael Stefan Government and Community Relations, University Park Director of State Relations 
Glenn Sterner Criminal Justice, Abington Commonwealth Campus Affiliate, Criminal Justice Research Center 
Ashton Verdery College of the Liberal Arts, Sociology and Criminology, University Park Population Research Institute
Weston Kensinger School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Health Education, Harrisburg,  Director, Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research