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Resources for the Media

The research scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) can offer the media a wide range of expert opinions on timely health-related issues, including:

  • alcohol use disorders
  • illicit and prescription drug abuse
  • addiction treatment methods
  • neuroscience of addiction
  • trends in drug use
  • gambling addiction
  • smoking
  • infant/child development
  • intimate partner violence
  • risky health behaviors
  • caffeine

To speak with one of our experts, contact Cathy Wilde, communications director, at 716-887-3365 or cwilde@ria.buffalo.edu.

RIA at a Glance

Latest News

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3/2/16

Series will feature experts in medicine and nursing as well as representatives from law enforcement  

1/13/16

The Spring Seminar Series at UB's RIA will explore topics including obesity, the effects of substance use on college sexual assault and academic performance, and the neuroscience of marijuana and methamphetamines.

1/6/16

Medical benefits exist for medical marijuana, but rigorous testing is needed, UB experts say.