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Mark Wolfson, PhD

Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy

Dr. Wolfson's research focuses on (1) the forces shaping public policy on alcohol and tobacco use, and (2) the implementation and impact of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug policy and prevention programs. He is an expert on underage drinking laws and can speak about the best or most promising practices for increasing the enforcement of underage drinking laws and the incidence of alcohol-related problems among college students. Wolfson is also involved in research targeted at assessing, and ultimately preventing, college student tobacco use (including the use of novel products, such as snus) and exposure to second hand smoke.


drug use, alcohol use, drug abuse, tobacco policy, underage drinking, public policy


NIH Spotlights Wake Forest Baptist Research on High-Risk Drinking on College Campuses

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, featured the research of Mark Wolfson, Ph.D., professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in a recent news release.


Wake Forest Baptist May Awards and Recognitions Vol II

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have received awards or been recognized in the past month.

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