Young Cho, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, CABHR Scientist and associate professor, Zilber School of Public Health and Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
Dr. Cho is Associate Professor of Community and Behavioral Health Promotion in the Zilber School of Public Health, and a CABHR scientist. His current research interests include assessment of substance abuse risk factors among minority populations, and evaluation of effective substance abuse intervention and treatment programs. He is particularly interested in studying contextual effects of neighborhoods on substance abuse and the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment. As a research methodologist and a member of CABHR’s Data Core, Dr. Cho is collaborating with other center scientists to develop new research projects and intervention programs.
He received his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and he was a research faculty member at the Survey Research Laboratory of the same university for 12 years before joining UWM in 2011.