Expert on alcohol policy, prevention programs to speak at USC April 3

photo of Dr. Mark WolfsonSubstance abuse researcher Dr. Mark Wolfson will visit the University of South Carolina Thursday, April 3 to give a talk on college students and underage drinking. Wolfson’s presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the Russell House theater.

Wolfson is a professor in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He has more than 20 years of experience in conducting research on substance abuse among youth and young adults, with a particular interest in the role of community-based environmental strategies in prevention.

Wolfson’s visit is sponsored by the Carolina Community Coalition, which seeks to help reduce high-risk substance use and its negative effects in the Carolina and Columbia community, and supported by University Housing and a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association.

For more information on Wolfson’s talk or the Carolina Community Coalition, call 803-777-3933.

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