Jürgen Rehm


Dr Rehm is a leader in generating and analysing the scientific data needed to inform policy-makers about strategies to reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related harm. This includes economic studies on the costs of substance use and the cost–benefit and cost–effectiveness of various interventions strategies.

He has been appointed to the Inaugural Chair for Addiction Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health of the University of Toronto (Canada).  In addition, he holds positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as Senior Director of the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, and at the Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy of the Technical University Dresden (Germany).  Dr. Rehm has published more than 900 peer-reviewed journal articles in substance use research; and is listed among the Thompson Reuters/Clarivate most highly cited in his field (top 1% with respect to impact as measured by citations) and has been awarded the Jellinek Award.