Volume 2, Issue 1
US-Spain research team investigates drug use among Latin American immigrant youth in Spain
By Dr. Flavio Marsiglia
"Presently, despite the existence of evidence-based programs, few community settings are aware of, utilizing, and following evidence-based curricula in practice. Others are implementing evidence-based curricula, but are intuitively and spontaneously adapting the programs, which are often created 'in ivory towers'.” (View Full Article)
Welcome Message from the Editor of El Faro: La Voz de la Red, Dr. Liliane Cambraia Windsor
"While 2009 brings many challenges it also brings hope that our new President Barack Obama will increase support for scientific research and foster stronger relationships between the United States and the international community...the fifth edition of El Faro explores the thoughts, experiences, successes, and hopes of the NHSN membership on the international front." (View Full Article)
by Jim Anthony, Ph.D.
"So what did the late great Paul Lemkau tell me when I asked him about how I might become engaged in overseas research? His answer was a variation on the basic advice that Dr. Patricia Molina offered...'strive for excellence and settle for nothing less.'" (View Full Article)
by Dr. Liliane Cambraia Windsor
"I have come a long way since I immigrated to the U.S. in 1999. While my research career has become grounded in the United States, I still nurture a passion for developing international research collaborations in Brazil...I believe that the NHSN can play a critical role in helping me further develop my research at the international front." (View Full Article)
by Dr. Steve Gust
"As the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program, I am constantly asked how junior researchers can establish international collaborations and what funding mechanisms are available to support those collaborations." (View Full Article)
by Dr. Carlos F. Rios-Bedoya
Read here for a welcome message from the new SRTI contributing editor of El Faro, Dr. Carlos F. Rios-Bedoya. (View Full Article)
Read here for an update on the activities of the NHSN Early Career Leadership Committee
A message from Dr. Nelson Jose Tiburcio Early Career Leadership Committee Chair (View Full Article)
Check out our interview with one of our new members, Dr. Eduardo Romano
3-C launch 2008 Conference Website!
The NHSN is delighted to announce that the website is live for the 2008 National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse Conference, Community, Behavioral and Molecular Sciences in Addictive Disorders! (View Full Article)
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