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U-M Addiction Research Center Director

Fred Blow, Ph.D.

Frederic C. Blow, Ph.D.
Substance Abuse
Health Services, Translations & Outcomes

Dr. Blow is the new director of the Substance Abuse Program in the University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry. He is also a professor of psychiatry and director of the department’s Mental Health Services, Translation and Outcomes Program, as well as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Psychology. His areas of research expertise include alcohol screening and diagnosis for older adults, serious mental illness and concurrent substance abuse, alcohol brief interventions in healthcare settings, substance abuse prevention, and mental health services research.  Dr. Blow has been the principal investigator on numerous federal, state and foundation grants and has published extensively in the areas of substance abuse and alcoholism among the elderly, substance abuse screening/treatment, and mental health.

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U-M Addiction Research Center (UMARC)
4250 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2700
Phone: (734) 998-7454
Fax: (734) 998-7992