Psychosocial Review Committee of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, was editor of the Organizations and Occupations Newsletter of the American Sociological Association, and served a 3-year term on the editorial board of Social Forces. Her current research is focused on the dynamics of referral patterns within employee assistance programs, the epidemiology of depression in the workplace, and the genesis and maintenance of human resource practices to deal with social problem issues.
ROBERT M. BRAY is a senior research psychologist at Research Triangle Institute in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Previously he was at the University of Kentucky. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in psychology from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the American Public Health Association. His recent work has focused on substance use epidemiology and related problems in civilian and military populations, including those in the work force. He has directed the 1982, 1985, 1988, and 1992 Worldwide Surveys of Substance Abuse and Health Behaviors Among Military Personnel and has been coordinator of analytic reports for the 1988 and 1990 National Household Surveys on Drug Abuse. He is currently directing the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area Drug Study, a 4-year comprehensive project of the prevalence, correlates, and consequences of drug abuse in household and nonhousehold populations (including people who are homeless, institutionalized, adult offenders, juvenile offenders, clients entering treatment programs, and new mothers).
JAMES H. DWYER is associate professor of preventive medicine with joint appointments in the Atherosclerosis Research Institute and the Institute for Prevention Research at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He has a B.S. in mathematics from Pepperdine University and a Ph.D. in psychology (statistics) from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has been a visiting scientist at the University of Bern (Switzerland) and the Institute for Epidemiology (Berlin). The major focus of his substantive research is the relation between diet and atherosclerosis, but he serves as a coinvestigator and consultant on large community trials aimed at the prevention of drug abuse. He is the principal investigator on several National Institute of Health and state-supported research grants. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Statistical Models for the Social and Behavioral Sciences and one of the editors of Statistical Models for Longitudinal Studies of Health.
BRYAN S. FINKLE is research professor of pharmacology-toxicology in the College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pathology in the College of