Dr. Nora Volkow Blog Posts

Group of teens at a National Drug Facts Week event

National Drug Facts Week Starts Today!

January 28, 2013  /  Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director

This week begins NIDA’s annual National Drug Facts Week. Around the country, more than 500 schools and community groups will hold events to talk with teens about drugs—focusing on the facts. Read More »

Mario at National Drug Facts Week

With Science and Songs, Students Celebrate National Drug Facts Week

December 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

The second annual National Drug Facts Week was in full swing on November 2 at the House of Sweden at a hallmark event for NIDA’s 2011 health observance in Washington, DC. Read More »

Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Meet Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

July 13, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

First, a quiz. What doesn’t belong in this list? a) World History b) Running c) Dark Chocolate d) Brain Science Read More »

2009 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Addiction Science Award

How Scientists Approach Their Research

April 26, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

“We always start with a question…” Read More »

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Guest Blog from Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director

January 03, 2011  /  Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director

Hello! I am just back from speaking at a news conference about NIDA’s 2010 Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF)—a big crowd of reporters showed up to hear the latest numbers with regard to teens and drug use. Read More »