Dr. Steve Sussman
2005 Research Laureate
Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Sussman was the principal investigator of Project “Towards No Tobacco Use”, a tobacco-use prevention and cessation project among young teens that was disseminated nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a “Program That Works” (1997-2002) and now is disseminated nationally by the Centers for Substance Abuse Prevention. It is recognized as a model program by the U.S. Department of Education, Sociometrics, Inc, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. His presentation revisited the issue of assumptions behind the field of health behavior research.