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CSR Board of Directors Appoints Cynthia Marsden President and CEO

Posted on: Friday, October 7th, 2016 @ 3:08 pm

Arlington, VA—CSR, Incorporated, announced the selection of Cynthia Marsden as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Marsden will take charge of the organization effective immediately. “CSR, Incorporated, is pleased to welcome Cynthia Marsden as the new leader of the organization,” said Chairman of the Board Thomas Edgar of T.R. Edgar & Associates. “We are …

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State Drug Testing Rates for Drivers Involved in Fatal Traffic Crashes Vary Widely Across the U.S.

Posted on: Thursday, April 7th, 2016 @ 7:47 pm

BETHESDA, MD, April 7, 2016—The July 2016 issue of Accident Analysis & Prevention features an article coauthored by two CSR staff members that analyzes differences in state drug testing and reporting for drivers involved in fatal traffic crashes. This research was sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The study used …

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Strong Links Between Youth Violence and Substance Use Disorders Found in NIAAA Study

Posted on: Friday, March 25th, 2016 @ 1:57 pm

BETHESDA, MD, March 24, 2016—Two CSR researchers have coauthored a paper evaluating links between youth with substance use disorders (SUD) and self- and other-directed violence. This research was funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), with the results published in the March 2016 Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Dr. …

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NIAAA Research Reveals Male and Female Drinking Patterns In U.S. Becoming More Alike

Posted on: Monday, November 30th, 2015 @ 2:49 pm

BETHESDA, MD, November 30, 2015—A research group at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently published results of a study that examined data on alcohol drinking patterns from yearly national surveys conducted between 2002 and 2012. The researchers included CSR senior staff members Dr. I-Jen Castle and Chiung Chen. The purpose of …

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CSR, Incorporated Announces New Board Member—Cynthia M. Marsden

Posted on: Thursday, October 1st, 2015 @ 11:20 am

ARLINGTON, VA, October 1, 2015—CSR, Incorporated, a consulting services company providing government, private, and nonprofit organizations with tools to shape policy and to take effective action, announced today that Cynthia M. Marsden has been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors. Ms. Marsden serves currently as President and Chief Operating Officer of GTI Federal, where her focus …

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John Foster-Bey, President and CEO of CSR, Coauthors Article on Cancer Health Disparities and Tobacco Use

Posted on: Friday, July 17th, 2015 @ 10:35 am

ARLINGTON, VA, July 17, 2015—John Foster-Bey, president and CEO of CSR, Incorporated, has coauthored an article in the August 2015 issue of Nicotine & Tobacco Research, “Working to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities from Tobacco: A Review of the National Cancer Institute [NCI]’s Community Networks Program.” Ten years ago, “the NCI funded the Community Networks Program (CNP), …

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CSR Researcher Coauthors Paper on Alcohol−Medication Interactions: NIH Study Reveals Many Americans at Risk

Posted on: Friday, January 16th, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

BETHESDA, MD, January 16, 2015—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that the February 2015 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research (ACER) presents NIH population-based research on alcohol use and interactive medications. According to an NIH press release, “Nearly 42 percent of U.S. adults who drink also report using medications known to interact with …

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CSR, Incorporated in New Headquarters in Arlington, VA

Posted on: Monday, December 1st, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

ARLINGTON, VA, December 1, 2014—CSR, Incorporated, has moved its corporate headquarters from Colonial Place at Court House Metro in Arlington, Virginia, to the CenturyLink Building at Ballston Metro. CSR leased 18,479 square feet at 4250 North Fairfax Drive and moved in November 2014. “This process gave us an opportunity to explore all aspects of our organization …

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