Institute of Behavioral Science Room 341
University of Colorado Boulder
483 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0483


IBS Associations

Senior Professional Research Assistant, Prevention Science Program

Assistant Director, LifeSkills Training Project, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Research Interests

Substance abuse prevention, violence prevention, implementation science, evidence-based programming

Brief Biography

Karen Drewelow is the Assistant Director for the multi-state dissemination effort of the Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) program, an experimentally-proven violence and substance abuse prevention program that develops healthy attitudes and behaviors in adolescents. This large-scale dissemination project has supported fidelity-based implementation of the Botvin LST program across 17 states and reached over 600,000 youth.