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Professor Jan Copeland


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Jan Copeland is a Professor and Director of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC), a consortium led by the National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) with seven key partners nationally managing a large and diverse set of programs. Professor Copeland has also developed three major programs of research in brief interventions for cannabis use disorder; development of treatment outcome monitoring systems; and psychostimulants.

She works with a number of community based agencies on service evaluations and executive management.  She has had around 160 articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and  around 130 additional publications including book chapters, technical reports and a variety of resources.  Professor Copeland currently sits on state, national and international advisory groups on aspects of policy in alcohol and other drug research, service delivery and data collection.   She is an Associate Editor of the two highest impact journals in her field (Addiction and Drug and Alcohol Dependence) in addition to her editorial roles on other journals.  She is currently supervising a number of doctoral students.

University role: 
Honorary Professor
Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Substance Abuse
Teaching & Supervision
Supervision keywords: 
cannabis (harms - interventions - including use of new technologies)
cald issues
treatment monitoring