Mark B. Sobell, Ph.D., is a Professor at Nova Southeastern University (FL). He is nationally and internationally known for his research in the addictions field. He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA; Divisions 1, 3, 12, 25, 28, 38, 50), and is Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology. He has given over 200 invited presentations/workshops, published over 270 articles and book chapters, and authored 9 books. He is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and serves on 6 peer-reviewed editorial boards. He is a Council Representative for Division 12 to the APA.
Dr. Sobell is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology of the APA. He is also on the APA Publications and Communications Board and currently the Chair of that Board (7/16-6/17). For over four decades he has been the recipient of grants from several federal agencies. In recognition of his research accomplishments, he has received several awards including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from Society of Clinical Psychology, APA; the 2008 Charles C. Shepard Science Award (most outstanding peer-reviewed research paper on prevention and control published by Centers for Disease Control/ATSDR scientists 2007); Lifetime Achievement Award from Addictions Special Interest Group, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive and Therapies; Jellinek Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to knowledge in the field of alcohol studies; Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the Application of Psychology Award. American Psychological Associations (APA) Division 50; and Brady/Schuster Award for Outstanding Behavioral Science Research in Psychopharmacology and substance abuse. American Psychological Association, Division 28, APA.