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PHI's Alcohol Research Group at the 2017 Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol

May 08, 2017 | This announcement first appeared on the blog of PHI's Alcohol Research Group.

In early June, researchers from PHI's Alcohol Research Group head to Sheffield, UK for the 43rd annual symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol, which brings together international scientists engaged in research on the social aspects of alcohol use and its problems.

The meeting runs from June 5 to 9. 2017.


ARG Researchers Presentation Schedule and Topics


Monday, June 5

  • Scientist Katherine Karriker-Jaffe: Using propensity scoring methods to estimate mental health impacts of alcohol’s harms from other drinkers
  • Center director and senior scientist William C. Kerr: Life-course alcohol use patterns and risk of diabetes onset in the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Cohort
  • Biostatistician Yu Ye: Alcohol attributable fraction from injury: comparison of two estimation methods


Wednesday, June 7

  • Scientist Karen Trocki: Relationship status as a risk or protective factor for alcohol and marijuana use: comparison of heterosexual and sexual minority men and women


Thursday, June 8

  • Scientific director and senior scientist Thomas K. Greenfield: The relationship between the US state alcohol policy environment and individuals’ experience of secondhand effects of alcohol (harms due to others’ drinking)
  • Senior scientist and director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Alcohol Epidemiology and Injury Cheryl J. Cherpitel: Risk of injury from alcohol, marijuana and other drug use among emergency department patients