Robert W. Denniston

Robert W. Denniston

Robert Denniston has recently retired as Deputy Associate Director for the Office of Research and Data Analysis at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), where he was responsible for monitoring prevention research and Federal agency data collection efforts stemming from the National Drug Control Strategy, and served as project officer for several research studies. He previously served as director of the ONDCP’s National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, and directed the HHS Secretary’s Initiative on Youth Substance Abuse Prevention. He headed SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s division of prevention application and education, served as director of prevention and education at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and chief of information projects at the National Cancer Institute. He now volunteers his time on various social justice projects, including climate justice.