CESAR: Center for Substance Abuse Research

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)

CESAR is one of the nation’s premier university-based research institutes addressing issues related to alcohol and other drugs. CESAR’s multidisciplinary research team comprises epidemiologists, sociologists, psychologists, criminologists, statisticians, and demographic experts. This expert team enables CESAR to:

  • Monitor drug trends
  • Develop innovative methods to identify emerging drug trends
  • Conduct policy-relevant research
  • Design drug-prevention programs
  • Evaluate drug-prevention, intervention, and treatment programs
  • Provide technical assistance to state and local agencies
  • Train students in substance abuse research methods and policy analysis