Johnson, Valerie L.
Associate Research Professor, Rutgers University Center for Alcohol Studies
Dr. Johnson has been with the CAS since 1978. Her degree is in Sociology, specializing in substance use and mental health. She is a co-investigator of the Health and Human Development Project, a longitudinal study investigating substance use trajectories and risk and protective moderators and mediators among a community sample of adolescents and young adults. She is currently a principal investigator in the NIDA funded Rutgers Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center, examining the efficacy of peer led and adult mentoring prevention programming within high schools.