Elisabeth Davis

Now available to answer your questions is Elisabeth Davis, who works on science education for NIDA. A lot of her work involves translating complex science into educational information that is understandable and meaningful to non-scientists. She helps to put drug information into Scholastic publications, which are seen in thousands of classrooms around the country. She also helps to educate doctors about the importance of helping patients with their drug behaviors. Elisabeth views drug addiction as a very personal public health issue—and she believes that education and smart policies can make a difference.  Elisabeth is originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan. She lives with her husband and two little sons in Washington, D.C. and though the apples aren't nearly as good as in Michigan, she loves it in the nation’s capital.