Monday, February 7, 2011

Dr. Myrstol's paper on ADAM drug use data published on National Institute of Justice website

Dr. Brad Myrstol's paper, "Demonstrating the Utility of ADAM's Drug Use Calendar Data: A Group-based Trajectory Analysis of Crack Cocaine Use Among Adult Male Arrestees,"and his slide presentation, "Arrestee's Drug Use Trajectories: Using the ADAM Drug Use Calendar to Model Patterns of Illicit Drug Use," have been published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) on their website. The paper is part of the proceedings of National Institute of Justice 2010 planning meetings focusing on the topic, "Improving Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Data Collection."

Dr. Myrstol was invited to present his paper at an Expert Topic Meeting in Washington, D.C. sponsored by NIJ in May, 2010. Other panel experts included representatives from the fields of social work, criminology, psychology, anthropology, statistics, law enforcement, and government and private research.