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The Center for Substance Use And Health Research (CESAR) at the University of Maryland is dedicated to addressing the problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families, and communities.

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CESAR is one of the nation’s premier university-based research institutes addressing issues related to alcohol and other substance use disorders.


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CESAR is staffed by a diverse team of professionals dedicated to high quality research and project development, including Affiliates from several UMD Departments.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

CESAR offers many research opportunities for undergraduates. To apply, submit a cover letter, unofficial transcript, resume, and writing sample to billing [at] Please contact Amy Billing at 301-405-9796 with any questions.

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Contact CESAR

Center for Substance Abuse Research
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
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  Tel: 301-405-9770
  Email: cesar [at]