Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being
Edited by Peter Anderson, Jurgen Rehm, and Robin Room
Peter Anderson, Professor of Substance Use, Policy and Practice and Professor of Alcohol and Health, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK and Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands,Jurgen Rehm, Director, Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Canada,Robin Room, Professor and Director, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne and Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University and Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Victoria, Australia
An international expert in the impact of alcohol and addictions on health and well-being, and in the impact of policies and programmes to reduce the harm done by alcohol, tobacco and addictions, Dr Anderson is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Health and Well-being. From 1992 to 2000, he worked as the regional advisor for both tobacco and alcohol with the European Office of the World Health Organization and directed the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. He is an adviser in public health, alcohol, tobacco and addictions to the European Commission and the African, European, Western Pacific and Headquarters offices of the World Health Organization. He is the international coordinator of the ALICE RAP project, Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe - Reframing Addiction's Project, www.alicerap.eu
Jurgen Rehm, PhD, is a trained epidemiologist and public health researcher and is currently holding the positions as Director, Social and Epidemiological Research (SER) Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Canada; Professor and Chair, Addiction Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (UofT), Canada; Senior scientist and Head, Population health research group, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He works as consulting expert for several governments in Europe, North America and Thailand as well as for EU, WHO and World Bank and held memberships in various professional organizations. In 2003 he was awarded with the Jellinek Memorial Fund Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge on alcohol/alcoholism (Epidemiology and population studies).
Robin Room is a sociologist who has directed alcohol and drug research centres in the United States, Canada and Sweden, and now in Australia, his native country. He has received awards for scientific contributions in the U.S., Sweden and Australia, including the premier international award in alcohol studies, the Jellinek Memorial Award for Alcohol Studies. He has been an advisor for the World Health Organisation since 1975, and is Editor-in Chief of Drug and Alcohol Review. Professor Room's research is on social, cultural and epidemiological studies of alcohol, drugs and gambling behaviour and problems, and studies of social responses to alcohol and drug problems and of the effects of policy changes.
Peter Anderson MD PhD MPH Professor, Substance Use, Policy and Practice, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England; Professor, Alcohol and Health, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Angelina Brotherhood Public Health Researcher, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK; Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria.
Patricia J. Conrod Ph.D., Research Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Universite de Montreal; Senior Clinical Lecturer, Addictions Department, King's Health Partners, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK.
Aleksandra Dubanowicz M.Sc. Global Health, B. Sc. European Public Health, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Fabrizio Faggiano M.D. Associate Professor of Public Health, Department of Translational Medicine, Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy.
Edward H. Hagen Associate Professor of Anthropology, Washington State University, USA.
Claire Harkins PhD Candidate and Research Associate, University of Bath, UK.
Justyna I. Klingemann PhD, Sociologist, Assistant Professor at the Department of Studies on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland.
Paul Lemmens PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
David Miller Professor of Sociology, Department for Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK; Director, Public Interest Investigations, UK; and Member, Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, Centre for
Public Health Excellence, UK.
Jacek Moskalewicz PhD, Head, Department of Studies on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health Training and Research, Warsaw, Poland.
Jürgen Rehm PhD, Professor, Head of an epidemiological research unit, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany; Chair, Professor, University of Toronto, Canada; Director, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada.
Robin Room PhD, Professor, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne; Professor, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University; Director, Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at Turning Point, Australia.
Sujatha Sankaran MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA.
Laura A. Schmidt PhD, MSW, MPH Professor, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, San Francisco, USA.
Kevin D. Shield MHSc, PhD student, World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Addiction and Mental Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; and PhD student, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Canada.
Laura Stoll Researcher, Wellbeing Economics and Policy, London, UK
Roger J. Sullivan PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento, USA.
Harry Sumnall PhD, Professor, Substance Use, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Reinout Wiers PhD, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, Addiction Development and Psychopathology (ADAPT) Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.