Advanced Training Course
Application Deadline: January 31, 2024

Forefronts in Substance Abuse During Pregnancy, Postpartum & Pediatrics


March 3-8, 2024

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, California

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Gerald Schatten, PhD
Magee-Womens Research Institute/University of Pittsburgh
Aimee McRae-Clark, PharmD
Medical University of South Carolina


National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Course Information

Forefronts in Substance Abuse During Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Pediatrics (FrSAP3) is an annual research education program intended for medical and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical and research professionals, and social workers.

This NIH/NIDA-sponsored program provides conceptual education, expert-guided discussions, and research training in the methods necessary for studying pregnant people with or at risk for Substance Abuse Disorders (SAD) and their neonates, toddlers, and children, as well as the mechanisms of and therapeutic strategies to alleviate the suffering from SAD.

FrSAP3 brings the foremost leaders in substance abuse, pregnancy, NAS, and related biomedical fields together to first provide ‘hands-on’ laboratory-based research education and to offer one-on-one mentoring on scientific approaches and career development  strategies. The course has formal and individual career components, ensuring that each participant is well-versed in skills for designing, conducting, and publishing independent research and launching independent careers. This course is offered at San Diego State University in San Diego, CA.

Ready to register for Forefronts in Substance Abuse During Pregnancy, Postpartum & Pediatrics?

Application Deadline: January 31, 2024