- Evaluation Services
The goal of the P30 Duke Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center is to facilitate the translation of basic-science knowledge about regulatory processes and peer influences into innovative research efforts to prevent substance use and related problems in adolescents. As stipulated by NIH, a P30 Center does not directly conduct empirical investigations but, rather, exists to enhance funded projects and members. The TPRC has successfully initiated a broad intellectual community that includes 19 faculty members from eight administrative departments and seven disciplines, ranging from pharmacology and genetics to economics and sociology, who lead 25 externally funded collaborative research grants.
The specific aims of the TPRC are: