March 29: Health sciences leader talks of addiction, justice

roll-j-2008-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of research in improving programs at the intersection of substance addiction, mental health and the criminal justice system will be presented at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in Todd 130, as the Washington State University common reading hosts WSU administrator John Roll.

He is a professor and senior vice chancellor at the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane. He is founding director of the WSU Program of Excellence in the Addictions and co-director of the WSU Translational Addiction Research Center.

The common reading program hosts events that explore the topics raised in this year’s book, “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson. Learn more at