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Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute

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The Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) is among the first institutes in the country to utilize the expertise of treatment programs and a university to provide high-quality training in the fields of chemical dependency and associated problems, as well as to develop and coordinate intramural and extramural research projects while providing research and training experience for graduate students entering the field.

MARTI was founded in 1988 at IUP by Dr. Robert J. Ackerman, cofounder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics.

Inaugural REACH Conference
Dr. Pearl Berman, Dr. Maureen McHugh, and Dr. Christian Vaccaro, in conjunction with MARTI and the IUP Center for Applied Psychology, are organizing the Inaugural REACH Conference, titled “Understanding and Responding to Violence and Trauma: A Community Health Initiative.”
Summer School Conference
If you want to know more about helping children of all ages and especially high-risk youth, MARTI’s annual Summer School is for you. The 25th annual MARTI Summer School will be held the week of July 8 through 12, 2013, in Indiana, Pa. Details for the conference are currently being worked on. Get a brochure by sending your name, mailing address, and e-mail to Crystal Deemer at cdeemer@iup.edu.
CALSA Program
Caring about Latino Student Achievement (CALSA) is a faculty-student developed program aimed at retaining Latino and other minority students at IUP and preparing them for graduate or professional studies.
Publications
MARTI research publications 
Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research
The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research is an interdisciplinary, campuswide body that serves as a resource for information about, and advocacy on issues related to, equity and diversity at IUP.
 
  • Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute
  • Stright Hall, Room 107E
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4405
  • Fax: 724-357-3944
  • MARTI Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Send general office email to:
  • vgarcia@iup.edu