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Dr. Roland Moore is Center Director of the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. He is a Research Anthropologist interested in community-level prevention of alcohol-, tobacco- and other drug-related problems. He studies relationships between employment in different populations and their substance use patterns and problems. He has been principal investigator on a number of National Institutes of Health-funded projects including one to help nine Southern California tribes reduce the prevalence of underage drinking and another focused on reducing availability of prescription drugs in households. His research sites have included a Greek village, a Native American reservation in the Southwest, California bars, small Alaska communities, a heavy machinery plant and U.S. military bases.
Area(s) of Training
applied anthropology, cultural anthropology, ethnography, public health
Area(s) of Expertise
Alcohol, tobacco, other drugs; occupational cultures; young adults
Most Recent Degree
Current Area of Employment
Private, not-for-profit public health research center