Dr. David B. Abrams
2014 Research Laureate
Dr. David Abrams is Executive Director, The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Legacy, and a Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Georgetown University Medical Center and the University of Maryland. He is a clinical health psychologist. He was Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and prior to that he was Professor and founding Director of the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at Brown University Medical School. He holds a BSc (honours) in computer science and psychology from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University.