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Dr. Reynolds earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education in 1990 in Educational Psychology. She completed both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships in Alcohol Epidemiology through the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

Her area of expertise has been in alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention since 1981. She joined the School of Pharmacy in 2000 as the Center Administrator for the Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR) until 2016. She has served as Co-PI on a multi-institutional grant "Substance Use Screening and Prevention for Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care" (Grant #5R01DA036628) and PI on SAMHSA-funded training project "Pittsburgh SBIRT: Training Health Professions Students to Conduct SBIRT" (Grant #5H79TI026423). She has been and continues to work with several other research and training grants related to substance use.

She is a member of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD).  She has co-authored more than 50 substance abuse related articles in peer reviewed journals and co-edited two manuals on drug use during pregnancy.

Outside of the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Reynolds is a member of Ambassador Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, and is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Sheraden, Pittsburgh. She makes her home with her husband William Ford in the Sheraden neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Substance abuse prevention, education and training

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