Monday, February 18, 2013

Dr. Rivera's research on underage drinking cited in DHSS report "Alaska's Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking"

Research by Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice faculty, has been cited in the report, Alaska's Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking, just released by the Alaska Committee to Prevent Underage DrinkingDivision of Behavioral Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Dr. Rivera's studies, Youth Alcohol Access, Consumption, and Consequences in Anchorage, Alaska: Identification of Indicators (2010) and Analysis of Strategies Designed to Reduce Sales of Alcohol and Tobacco to Underage Persons (2012) are both cited in the report.  Her 2011 Mutual of America Foundation for a Community Partnership Award for her research on underage drinking in partnership with the Volunteers of  America (VOA) Alaska Juvenile Alcohol Safety Action Program is also noted.   

Dr. Rivera's reports on underage drinking can be found on the Justice Center website.