Behavioral Pharmacologist Johnson Presented with Early Career Impact Award

June 3, 2014

FABBS Award presentation May 2014.jpgWe all know we're supposed to make choices that are good for our long-term health, although that's not easy when we're faced with things that bring us pleasure right now. But for some people, the short-term benefits often win out over the long-term ones. That can help explain why some people get addicted to drug use and other risky behaviors – and why it's so hard to get them to stop, according to FABBS Foundation Early Career Impact Award winner Matthew Johnson, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. 

Learn more in "Making Sense of Drug Addiction" »


Left: Dr. Matthew Johnson (left) was presented with the FABBS Foundation Early Career Impact Award by Dr. Michael Perone, Association for Behavior Analysis International President, at the ABAI conference in May 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.