APA Science Policy News

Science Directorate
August 2013

APA Science Policy News (August 2013)

Scientists develop agenda for gun violence research

Scientists develop agenda for gun violence research

Congress to decide whether CDC will have funds to support the research.

Capitol Hill briefing highlights violence prevention research

Evidence-based programs are major theme of APA-cosponsored event.

APA member briefs Capitol Hill staff on veterans' mental health research

John McQuaid, PhD, presented work on cognitive behavioral therapies and other mental health research conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

Scientists and public health advocates address prescription drug abuse

New research and prevention strategies highlighted in congressional briefing organized by APA and Friends of NIDA.

APA works in coalition to highlight importance of economics research at NIH

Letter signed by 82 members of Congress encourages NIH Director Francis Collins to maintain support for health economics research.

APA science fellow to work at National Institute of Justice

Community psychologist Barbara Oudekerk selected as 2013-2014 fellow.

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