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Ernest Drucker is Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health , Columbia University , Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Senior Research Associate , Scholar in Residence , and Director of The Academy for Public Health and Criminal Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice , City University of NY.

For 25 years Dr. Drucker was Director of Public Health and Policy Research at Montefiore/Einstein, Founder and Director of Montefiore¿s 1000 patient drug treatment program , and author of over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles, text and book chapters. He has been fully funded by NIH and international research foundations since 1991. He was founding Associate Editor of The International Journal of Drug Policy; founder and Editor in Chief  of Addiction Research and Theory ( 1993-­¿ 2005); and founding Editor in Chief of Harm Reduction Journal ( 2004 ¿ 2013).

Dr. Drucker is a founder (in 1994) of the International Harm Reduction Association; founder and Chairman of the Board of Doctors of the World / USA (1993-­¿1997). He has been a Senior Social Justice Fellow of the Open Society Foundation, and Senior Specialist in Global Health of the US/Australian Fulbright Program at the Law School of the University of New South Wales ( 2010) . He is the author of A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America  published by the New Press , paperback , 2013.

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