Senior Research Scientist II
Marques joined a division of PIRE (NPSRI) in 1988, an environment that had a rich complement of expertise in public health and safety research.
In these areas, Marques'
established expertise with research awards related to perinatal drug exposure studies, long-term child neurobehavioral and educational outcomes following prenatal exposure, many studies of alcohol ignition interlock devices effectiveness, blood biomarkers of alcohol consumption, adolescent drug-involvement, alcohol impairment estimation, field-sobriety evaluation studies, treatment outcome studies, technical approaches to monitoring drug exposure, hair analysis of drugs and alcohol, treatment retention and long-term follow-up, alcohol managed care, and development and evaluation of computer-conversion of risk assessment screening tools.
In the past 5 years, projects have included: evaluation of electrochemical transdermal alcohol monitoring devices, hangover and fatigue effects on paramedic rescue skills; interlocks on motorcycles, a multinational project involving laboratories in the US, Canada, Sweden, Germany and Luxembourg predicting driver alcohol risk profiles based on convergence of blood, urine and hair alcohol biomarkers, BAC tests in the interlock record, and psychometric assessments.
has been supported by NIDA, NIAAA, RWJ and NHTSA
He is a member of the Executive Board of ICADTS (International Council of Alcohol Drugs and Traffic Safety) where he also chairs the Working Group on Ignition Interlocks and co-chairs the group on Alcohol Biomarkers.
In addition, he holds membership in AAAS, RSA, CPDD, and the NRC's Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Alcohol and Drugs.
In 2007 Paul
was awarded the annual Hingson Research to Practice Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
has approximately 100 publications in the scientific literatures.
Publications by Paul Marques