Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

“Addiction: Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention” UW Course for Winter Quarter


The multidisciplinary course “Addiction: Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention” (CONJ556) will be offered in Winter Quarter 2020, Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:20pm in Health Sciences Tower room T635.

Organized by ADAI Director Dr. Susan Ferguson, this lecture and discussion-based course highlights key advances, insights, methods, and challenges for the understanding of drug addiction from psychological, pharmacological, psychiatric, community prevention, legal, and neurodevelopmental perspectives. Faculty from several UW departments will participate.

Graduate students, please register! Postdocs and interested others are welcome to attend. To register, please visit the course registration page here or contact Dr. Ferguson at for more information.