Kenzie L. Preston, Ph.D. was given the Marian W. Fischman Lectureship Award by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence as part of their 2018 Awards for Excellence. Dr. Preston was awarded on the basis the treatment research she conducts as the Senior Investigator and Chief of the Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch at the NIDA IRP. She led studies documenting the efficacy of contingency management for cocaine and opioid dependence and identifying optimal parameters for it. Dr. Preston has been at the forefront of drug abuse research using mHealth/mobile technology. Congratulations to Dr. Preston from everyone at the NIDA IRP!
The Marian W. Fischman Lectureship Award was established in 2001, to honor the memory of Marian W. Fischman, a respected leader in drug abuse research and an outstanding scientist. Each year, the award is given to an outstanding woman scientist in drug abuse research. Learn more about the CPDD Awards for Excellence here.