Swartzwelder Receives Recognition from UNC Alcohol Research Program

He talked on “Alcohol, Adolescence and Adulthood" on Oct. 9

Dr. Scott Swartzwelder, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, has received the 2017 Bowles Award from the UNC School of Medicine’s Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies. The award honors distinguished researchers who have made significant contributions to understanding the causes, prevention and/or treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse.

The Bowles Award was introduced in 1997. Awardees are invited to visit the Center, present a lecture and meet with investigators and trainees to share knowledge and innovative ideas. Swartzwelder delivered this year’s Bowles lecture, “Alcohol, Adolescence and Adulthood: There and Back Again,” on Oct. 9.