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Webinar #2: "Brain Research and Underage Screening—Getting Informed, Preparing to Act"
Thursday, March 7, 2013 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time
Sponsored by: Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking
In the second webinar, Dr. Kenneth Warren will provide an introduction to the problem of underage drinking, briefly summarizing some of the information from the first webinar. Next, Dr. Aaron White will discuss alcohol's effects on the developing brain and present information on the prevalence and biology of blackouts and alcohol poisoning. To round out the presentations, Dr. Vivian Faden will discuss the contextual factors surrounding youth drinking and the importance of screening youth for alcohol use, risk for use, and alcohol-related problems.
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This webinar begins with introductions from Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA); Aaron White, Ph.D., Program Director, College and Underage Drinking Prevention Research, NIAAA; and Vivian B. Faden, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science Policy and Communications, NIAAA.