Episode 4 – Collegiate Recovery Programs and Research Translation with Tom Bannard

Welcome back to Why Science! In this episode we speak with Rams in Recovery Director Tom Bannard who discusses his journey to recovery, the importance of collegiate recovery programs and how he translates substance use research from colleagues at VCU to inform his work with students in recovery.

Why Science is a podcast about behavioral and emotional health research at Virginia Commonwealth University. During each episode we welcome a new guest from VCU to discuss their work ranging from substance use to stress, mindfulness to empathy and everything in between.

Why Science is produced in partnership with the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the ALT Lab at VCU and WVCW Student Radio. Each episode is hosted, recorded and edited by COBE media specialist Craig Zirpolo.