Dr. Robert L. Stout
Dr. Robert Stout is the Director of the Decision Sciences Institute, the Rhode Island center of Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and Associate Director of Training for the Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies of Brown University. In his distinguished career, Dr. Stout has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on 43 research projects sponsored by NIAAA, NIMH, NIDA, and foundations. As Chair of the Design and Analysis Committee for Project MATCH, Dr. Stout helped introduce event history and HLM longitudinal analytic procedures to addictions research. Dr. Stout has served on review committees and other national panels for NIAAA, NIDA, NIMH, and NIH. He has over 100 publications in behavioral research, and is internationally recognized for his work investigating behavior change in a longitudinal context. Dr. Stout is Co-Investigator and senior statistician of the "Helping Others" investigation.