Wilson M. Compton, M.D.

Jeffrey Swanson, Ph.D.


"The Effects of Marijuana Use on the Brain, Body and Behavior"

April 28 & 29, 2014


Dr. Wilson M. Compton is a nationally known expert on the causes and prevention of drug abuse. Prior to being named Deputy Director of NIDA, he oversaw the Institute's Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research. In that role, Dr. Compton directed an international research program that addressed the scope and spread of drug abuse, how to prevent drug abuse, and how to effectively implement prevention and treatment services.


To view a video of Dr. Compton's public lecture, click here.

To view Dr. Compton's powerpoint slides, click here.