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Drs. Goldberg and Elliot receive the Mentor International Achievement Award

Two Oregon Health & Science University programs that teach teen athletes healthy alternatives to steroids, sports supplements, alcohol and other drugs have received the Mentor International Achievement Award.

The Department of Medicine’s Linn Goldberg, MD, Professor, and Diane Elliot, MD, Professor, co-developers of the programs, ATLAS and ATHENA, received the award in the presence of Queen Silvia of Sweden at a royal gala in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Oct. 14.

The Mentor International Prevention Awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of exceptional drug abuse prevention programs from around the world. The International Mentor Achievement Award honors an outstanding project for the prevention of drug misuse by children and young people. Three awards, Achievement, Innovation and Youth, together with the Mentor USA National Partner award, were given a total prize sum of Euro100,000 for further project support and one year's mentoring and technical support from the Mentor Foundation.

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